Online ads promote unhealthy food choices to children

07/4/2013 | DailyRx.com

Eighty-four percent of 3.4 billion food advertisements featured on children's websites promoted products that had high concentrations of fat, sugar and/or sodium, according to a study on the website of the journal Pediatric Obesity. The food products described by companies as being healthy and appropriate for children were least likely to meet the Interagency Working Group's nutrition standards, researchers said.

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