Mexico announced last week that it was restricting television advertising on high-calorie food and soda in an effort to stem the rising tide of obesity. Registered dietitians weigh in on the impact of the measure, which is the farthest any country has...
Tucking in to lots of junk food during pregnancy might help to ease those pregnancy pangs, but consumption of an unhealthy diet can pre-program unborn children’s preference for junk food in later life, warn researchers.
Leading kids' entertainment brand Nickelodeon has said it will stop
licensing its characters for use on 'unhealthy' foods and
beverages, as part of its commitment to help slow the growth of
The alleged link between the advertising of junk food and rising
levels of childhood obesity in the UK has never been completely
proven, but the growing body of evidence to support claims of a
direct correlation appears to have been...