Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Day 240- Nutrition Bite

Banning fast food advertisements from children’s television programs would reduce the number of overweight children in the U.S. by 18 percent and decrease the number of overweight teens by 14 percent, economists have estimated in a new study. Read article for more details. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/21/health/research/21obesity.html?_r=1&ref=research

Sugar Preacher's Experience

I think it is a great idea to ban fast food advertisements on TV. Children and teens are easily pulled into these advertisements. Marketers are very clever as they target the youth and children. TVO is awesome for fast forwarding through commercials.

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