How Foods Marketed to Kids Fell Short
Many foods advertised to children fall short on nutrition requirements. 53% of the 407 food products that were approved for advertising to children did not meet the governmental nutrition guidelines, with 32% of the products not meeting sugar limitis – according to a study in the journal of Preventing Chronic Disease. The findings also revealed that 23% and 15% of the products did not meet the saturated fat limit and sodium limit guidelines, respectively.
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