Junk food marketing and young people

A new report has been released by Cancer Research UK examining marketing of foods high in fat, sugar and salt to young people. This is the second report from Cancer Research UK using data from a survey with young people.

04/04/2018   by Anne Parle  

Teens who watch TV ads for junk food likely to crave junk food

Cancer Research UK have published a new report entitled “New evidence on TV marketing and junk food consumption amongst 11-19 year olds 10 years after broadcast regulations”. The report examines young people’s exposure to junk food marketing on television and its link to diet and weight.

25/01/2018   by Anne Parle  

Junk food advertising spend is nearly 30 times more than spend on health

Spending on junk food advertising by the food industry is nearly 30 times higher than the spend on promoting healthy eating by the government.

20/10/2017   by Anne Parle  

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