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Here's Why Junk Food Marketing to Kids Is About to Be on a Sugar High
Health & Wellness  (tags: junk food, politics, FTC, humans, food, diet, disease, medicine, health, healthcare, children )

- 1143 days ago -
The Federal Trade Commission's oversight of the advertising of unhealthy foods to children appears to be over.
The Wrong Obama Gives Tough Talk on Junk Food Marketing to Kids
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, diet, junk food, Michelle Obama, health, family, prevention, protection )

- 1610 days ago -
Simply by shining a light on the critical role that marketing plays in influencing children's eating habits, the first lady has taken away the food industry's most common refrain: The solution is for parents to do a better job.
The Five Worst Children's Hospital Food Environments
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, hospitals, diet, cafeteria, junk food, health risk, obesity, diabetes, heart disease )

- 1843 days ago -
Children's hospitals are supposed to help fight disease But many also host fast-food restaurants and cafeterias that seem to go against the hospital's mission to keep kids healthy. Patient menus feature high-fat, meat-heavy items that put children at risk
The Calorie Olympics: The 9 Most Unhealthy Chain Restaurant Meals
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, health, unhealthy eating, fast food, junk food, research, safety, society, study, nutrition, food, protection, Body-Mind-Spirit )

- 1863 days ago -
The Center for Science in the Public Interest has announced its Xtreme Eating Awards dishonorees--let the horror show begin.
McDonald's 'Healthy' Kids' Drinks Packed With 12 Teaspoons of Sugar
Health & Wellness  (tags: fast food, children's health, children, diet, health, nutrition, children's diet, sugar, junk food, McDonald's )

- 2109 days ago -
Fruitizz, McDonald's new 'healthy' kids' drink, has been criticised for containing more sugar than a can of Fanta. A 500ml cup of the fizzy fruit juice has been found to contain 12 teaspoons of sugar.
Keep Hospitals McDonald's-Free ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: hospitals, McDonalds, junk food, prevention, family, diet )

- 2138 days ago -
Hospitals are no place for the world's leading junk food brand. Yet, 22 hospitals across the country have a McDonald's store inside.
Danger of a Junk Food Diet for Children: Study Reveals Toddlers Who Eat More Chips, Crisps, Biscuits and Pizza Have Lower IQ
Health & Wellness  (tags: Toddlers, children, junk food, diet, brainpower, IQ )

- 2573 days ago -
Toddlers fed a diet of junk food can suffer lasting damage to their brainpower, researchers warn.Children who eat more chips, crisps, biscuits and pizza before the age of three have a lower IQ five years later, a study showed.
Fat Children Eat Better Diets Than Their Thinner Classmates, Study Finds
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, fat, diet, exercise, junk food, obesity )

- 2665 days ago -
Overweight children often eat more healthily than their thinner classmates, according to research suggesting that a lack of exercise, rather than a junk food diet, may be to blame for obesity.
Kids Get 40 Percent of Calories From Junk Food
Health & Wellness  (tags: Child Health, Junk Food )

- 2685 days ago -
What Part of Childhood Obesity Don't We Understand...??? It's no wonder that kids are blowing up like balloons more every year. According to Kids Health, the percentage of overweight children in the United States is growing at an alarming rate...
15 Insanely Unhealthy Junk Foods You Probably Ate as a Kid
Health & Wellness  (tags: Junk Food, Diet, Children, Health, Medical )

- 2774 days ago -
Every child grew up favoring a particular sugary,salty or greasy snack; even those whose parents painstakingly monitored their diets with the hope of encouraging healthy habits probably snuck in a surreptitious candy bar or bag of chips from time to time.
25 Ways the Great Recession Is Affecting Our Health
Health & Wellness  (tags: Drug abuse, Health, Health care, Insurance, Junk food, Mental health, Stress, Suicide )

- 2937 days ago -
Times of recession have an effect on our health. The recent Great Recession has already created changes to our overall health, according to different experts.
Junk Food May Cause Depression: Study
Health & Wellness  (tags: Junk food, depression, health, Medical Research )

- 2957 days ago -
Burgers, stuffed chicken rolls and French fries may taste good, but high consumption of processed junk food not only makes you obese, it could contribute to depression, says a new research.
Mediterranean Diet Declines, and Weights Rise - NYTimes.Com
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, health, mediterranean, junk food, blood pressure, fat, weight gain, fast food, pizza, sugar, olive oil )

- 3438 days ago -
Dr. Michalis Stagourakis has seen a transformation of his pediatric practice here over the past three years. The usual sniffles and stomachaches of childhood are now interspersed with far more serious conditions: diabetes, high blood pressure, high
UK: Call for Junk Food Ad Clampdown
Health & Wellness  (tags: Europe, IK, health, wellness, eating habits, food, food advertisers, advertising industry, poor eating habits, junk food, consumption patterns )

- 3597 days ago -
Junk food advertising makes it difficult to feed children a healthy diet, a consumer survey suggests.Which? found 83% of those polled believed irresponsible marketing was making it harder to encourage children to eat well.

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