One TV show can lead to children eating more calories than they need – study

Children watching just one episode of Britain’s Got Talent saw more than four and a half minutes of ads for unhealthy food and drinks, a study has found.

The Obesity Health Alliance analysed ads before 9pm during six live episodes of Britain’s Got Talent over one week in May and June, finding that more than one in five (23%) were for food or drink high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) including pizza, burgers, ice cream, cake and chocolate biscuits.

This rose to almost...
source: Wandsworth Guardian

2019-10-23 02:59
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