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Impact of television food advertising on unhealthy food preferences and eating behaviour among children: A systematic review

  title={Impact of television food advertising on unhealthy food preferences and eating behaviour among children: A systematic review},
  author={M. Faraday and S. Vijayalakshmi and S. Vasantha and T. Kanchana and W. Lawrence},
  journal={International journal of home science},
Television is still the dominant avenue for advertising food items. The television food related advertisements in India promotes fast food, sugary cereals and other food and beverages which are more in calories, fat, sugar, sodium and less in nutrients. In recent years the food and beverage industry in India has viewed children as a major target market. As a result food companies are interested in children as consumers since they watch television for long hours. This article aims to focus on… Expand
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