Promotion of ‘Junk Food’ to Children
Children frequently consume junk processed foods such as candies, chocolates and dried cakes, which contain too much salt, sugar and fat, and this could have serious implication for future level of heart diseases. Figures published in June 2010 found...
, and studies have attempted to prove the link between the growing number of overweight children and the increase in junk food advertising on commercial television. The NSW Cancer Council of Australia conducted a thorough research into the proportion of junk food advertising, analysing over 760...
Junk Food and Obesity in Children
We all know what causes obesity, and that is eating too much of the wrong kinds of food and not getting enough exercise. Some studies have shown that junk food causes obesity in children. However, the junk food industry claims that their foods do not...
to get junk food at any time. Junk food does play a very important role in children’s lives and type 2 diabetes is on the rise. Junk food from schools is only half the battle and the other is what parents feed their children. Students eat lunch at school five times a week and breakfast, dinner, and...
. Without any doubt, I firmly believe that the sale of junk foods in school cafeterias should be banned for several reasons.
Foremost among my reasons is that junk food triggers obesity in kids and teens (Masand, 2011). Children nowadays are highly susceptible of becoming obese. Even at a very...
television and parents will often buy it for them (Feyler para. 6). Children are constantly influenced by ads for soda, candy, sugary cereal, and other forms of junk food on television; in fact, researchers have estimated that children watch an average of 7.6 television ads for junk food per hour (Feyler...
sugar. The finding demonstrates that junk food has low nutritional value. However, adolescents still consume junk food frequently. A research shows that children consume snacks mostly in the afternoon at school and after school (Richards et al., 2009) because students can buy snacks and soft drinks...
especially the young generations. Preference by the consumers towards junk foods eventually leads to its wide marketing all across the globe. Nowadays, junk food can be easily obtained from any supermarket, fast food chains and even the canteens in school sells junk food. The facts that the children have the...
Junk Food Should Not Be Banned in Schools
Junk food is very popular nowadays. When people think of junk food, they think about chocolate bars, potato chips, and candy bars. Actually, there are lots of junk foods sold to children and teenagers every year, and they usually buy it in their school...
in attracting the public, particularly
children and adolescents  to the junk
food selling joints.
Recognising junk food
Junk food, like many other things, can often be
known only when you see it. One can spot what
might be junk food by looking at a food label
, including that it has...
You see healthy food not only supplies you with proteins, minerals and essential nutrients but also has many added benefits. No disadvantages at all, only with the exception that it won’t be able to meet your temptations.
Statistics have shown that now-a-days children are fond of junk food more...
, according to animal tests. BBC News. 14 August 2007.
4. ^ The children are also more prone to type 2 diabetes, raised cholesterol, and high blood fat. http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/07/01/health/webmd/main4222324.shtml "Moms Eat Junk Food, Kids Get Fat".CBS News. 2008-01-06. Retrieved 2011-04-04...
wallet, addictive, and bad for the environment. Through the power of the media, advertising lures in children, teens, and adults to come eat junk food, making false promises of happiness to all who eat it.
In conclusion, teenagers should consider the fact that unhealthy diet like eating junk food can...
Junk food is being blamed for causing many undesirable problems to children. It is referred to any food that is low nutritional value such as instant noodles, potato chips and chocolate bars. Takeaway foods, pre-packaging meals and sugary snack food are also included as junk food. Statistic shows...
that has proven to help curb increasing child obesity is the removal of unhealthy soda and junk food vending machines from school. (Alliance for a Healthier Generation, 2008) Many children either use their lunch money in order to purchase junk food or buy junk food in addition to their regular lunch...
were asked to fill the questionnaires. Secondly we had also observed the buying behavior of the children at canteens. Thirdly, Parents and teachers were also interviewed they had the opinion that there is an impact of junk food ads on children eating preferences. Our results included that mostly...
an active life style
Completely ban the advertising of junk food on all advertising mediums
Ban junk food advertising that is only directed at children
Junk food that can only be advertised after being evaluated and meeting strict healthier
through the schools. Junk food is available elsewhere. Children can get food at home. They can get food in their neighborhoods, and they can go across the street from the school to buy food in supermarkets. Additionally, kids are actually very busy at school and normally regulation in schools...
Did you know that before children can speak, most can recognize Ronald McDonald (Spurlock 20)? Or that McDonalds distributes more toys per year than Toys-R-Us (Spurlock 19)? This is because many junk food and fast food companies, such as Chuck E. Cheese’s, Coca Cola, and McDonalds, target...
ingredients that are considered unhealthy
A. trans fats
B. tall fructose corn syrup
3. Junk Foods contains high level of saturated fats, salt or sugar
4. When children eat too much junk food the children can become bigger and obesity
any cure action for this problem until now. Although, fast food and junk food companies have to stop selling bad foods because they have very deceptive marketing industry which have bad impact to health and children.
First, marketing of fast food and junk food influence of what we eat because...
regularly, then it doesn’t matter what one is eating as part of one’s diet.
Finally, I feel the need to mention that many children in some parts of the world are dying of starvation everyday, and they don’t have this great choice to make. Any food, whether junk or otherwise, would be life for them. This debate would actually make them scoff at us!!...
most dreadful reactions the human body can suffer when exposed to junk food.
Mommies, who stay at home, take care of their children and embrace blogging for kids are probably more aware of the negative affects those cookies, sugary foods in general and hamburgers or fries have on one’s health. During...
Fortin, Bernard; Myra Yazbek. Cirpee. Jan 2011. 21 Nov 2013. www.cirpee.org/fileadmin/documents/Cahiers_2011/CIRPEE11-03.pdf.
“Fast Food Child Obesity.” Help cure child obesity. 2008-2013.21 Nov 2013. <www.helpcurechildobesity.html>.
Fleck, Alissa. “How Junk Affects Children.” SFGate. 2013:1...
TV or playing video games may take away kids time from doing physical activities, and may encourage them to eat junk food in front of the TV. These devices contribute enormously in childhood obesity.
Overall the increase in childhood obesity is damaging to our youth. Children aren’t playing...
smoking so we should definitely tax junk food top stop obesity just like we tax cigarettes to stop cancer. I believe that the U.S. government should tax junk food because it can help obese children to have healthy food habits, and there will be fewer medical problems for obese people.
and mortality. Identifying the sources that influence obesity is essential to understand and tackle the issue. Research supports that junk food is a causative source of obesity. However, junk food alone is not the culprit to the issue. Advertising junk food to children goes hand-in-hand with the...
food during children's programs and cartoons. Secondly, governments should restrict junk food advertising and let them to be broadcast in specific channels which don't include kids' programs and cartoons. Moreover, many campaigns should be prohibited junk food advertising for children. Finally, food...
MBA 5X09-S Legal Environment of Business Law
September 26, 2012
To Regulate or Not to Regulate Junk Foods Advertising Aimed at Children?
United States faces the risk that the percentage of obesity among children will increase. The percentage of children and adolescents who suffer from this...
centers are quickly eating into this time. This is particularly accurate about children for whom a fast food center is a neat place to hangout with friends and peers.
Junk food is a discovery of the modern times. Pre-made food being served fast and directly in front of us is a blessing after a...