Thursday, November 20, 2008

Study Finds Fast Food TV Ads Linked to Child Obesity

They spent who knows how much money and time to say what everyone already knows.

A little less "I'm Lovin' It" could put a significant dent in the problem of childhood obesity, suggests a new study that attempts to measure the effect of TV fast-food ads.
A ban on such commercials would reduce the number of obese young children by 18 percent, and the number of obese older kids by 14 percent, researchers found.

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