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Separating facts from fiction: Six truths about junk food marketing

1. Junk food adverts significantly influence children’s food choices There is wealth of strong, peer-reviewed evidence proving that the food adverts children see, influence the foods they choose and how much of it they eat. Junk food marketing in particular is linked...

Guest blog: A parent’s view of junk food marketing

By Jennifer Hird, parent of four I remember standing on the escalator in a department store when my eldest son was 3; he turned to me and asked if we were going to be buying a particular brand of bathroom cleaner. I was baffled – partly because I had no idea he knew...