2013

Length: (6 mins.) ... Date: (Sep 2013) ... Source: https://youtu.be/PWOcP-bXuO8


It takes an average of 9 nags for a typical parent to cave in.
Big Food (US) spends close to $2 billion every year telling kids and teens what's cool to eat -- advertising, promotions, and sponsorship.

Food: The Myth of Choice

How junk-food marketers target kids

The U.S. industrial food system spends over $US2 billion every year telling kids and teens what's cool to eat through advertising, promotions, and sponsorships.

Meanwhile, across the country, fast-food chains are crowding out grocery stores and supermarkets, narrowing the healthy food choices available.

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