Identifying food marketing to teenagers: a scoping review

  title={Identifying food marketing to teenagers: a scoping review},
  author={Emily Truman and Charlene Elliott},
  journal={The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity},
  • Emily Truman, C. Elliott
  • Published 19 August 2019
  • Business
  • The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
BackgroundTeenagers are aggressively targeted by food marketing messages (primarily for unhealthy foods) and susceptible to this messaging due to developmental vulnerabilities and peer-group influence. Yet limited research exists on the exposure and power of food marketing specifically to teenage populations. Research studies often collapse “teenagers” under the umbrella of children or do not recognize the uniqueness of teen-targeted appeals. Child- and teen-targeted marketing strategies are… 

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