Evidence of a possible link between obesogenic food advertising and child overweight.

@article{Lobstein2005EvidenceOA,
  title={Evidence of a possible link between obesogenic food advertising and child overweight.},
  author={Tim Lobstein and S Dibb},
  journal={Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity},
  year={2005},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={203-8}
}
A recent review of the literature concluded that advertising of foods on television may influence children's food choices and encourage unhealthy diets, but the review acknowledged there was a lack of clear evidence in coming to this conclusion. The present paper examines ecological evidence for a link between advertising to children and the risk of overweight using data from surveys of advertising on children's television and estimates of the prevalence of overweight among children, in the USA… CONTINUE READING
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