Big Food Ads Are Making Youth Fat and Sick

Story At-A-Glance Kids are on average exposed to 40,000 TV commercials a year $3.4 Billion of ads placed on Facebook and Youtube from the food and beverage industry Black teens saw 119% more junk food ads than white teens Big Food aims its ads at low income Americans Banning fast food ads would reduce the…

Rethink Your Kid’s Drink

Summary Consumption of sugary drinks is the #1 cause of kids being overweight or obese American kids consume 34 teaspoons of sugar per day with most of that sugar intake coming from sugary drinks.  One can of soda a day can increase risk of diabetes by 32% and obesity by 60% in kids The average…