A nutritional comparison of foods and beverages marketed to children in two advertising policy environments.

@article{Kent2012ANC,
  title={A nutritional comparison of foods and beverages marketed to children in two advertising policy environments.},
  author={Monique Potvin Kent and Lise Dubois and Alissa Wanless},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2012},
  volume={20 9},
  pages={1829-37}
}
Childhood obesity is associated with children's exposure to food/beverage marketing. Policy options in this area are being sought in order to reduce childhood obesity rates on a population-level. We examined the nutritional quality of foods advertised to children during their preferred television viewing in Ontario (Canada), where advertising is self-regulated by industry, and in Quebec (Canada), where a child-directed advertising ban exists. A total of 428 children aged 10-12 years completed… CONTINUE READING

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