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={T. Lobstein and S. Dibb},
  journal={Obesity Reviews},
  year={2005},
  volume={6}
}
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… Expand
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