Nutrient Profile Model aims to help restrict Food Marketing to Children

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WHO Europe has just launched a nutrient profile model tool intended to support Member States when developing and implementing policies to restrict food marketing to children.   Nutrient profiling is “the science of classifying or ranking foods according… Read More

Restrictions Needed on Marketing to Children: Health Experts

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85% of Canadian parents want government to place limits on advertising unhealthy foods and beverages to children Experts call for restrictions on marketing to children OTTAWA, May 9, 2013 /CNW/ – More than 20 national and provincial health and scientific… Read More

Coke’s Coming Together ad: translated

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(Video: 2 minutes 07 seconds) In it’s ad called “Coming Together” to address obesity released on January 14th, Coca Cola says “Across our portfolio of more than 650 beverages, we now offer over 180 low and no-calorie choices,”… Read More

Is Industry at Fault for Obesity?

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In this video, Dr. Yoni Freedhoff talks about how the food industry is duping us and our children. (Video: 13 minutes) TAKE ACTION! Sign the petition for a National Sodium Reduction Strategy

Treat Obesity like Smoking with Graphic Warning Labels: OMA

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The Ontario Medical Association (OMA) says junk food should be treated the same way as tobacco, slapped with higher taxes and packaged with graphic warning labels as part of an effort to battle childhood obesity. Ontario doctors say three-quarters… Read More

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