The study assesses availability of child-oriented snack foods in school kiosks and convenience stores near public schools in Guatemala, and identifies marketing techniques used in packaging.
Journal articlesSOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH SUGAR PACKAGING PUBLIC HEALTH SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT DIET NUTRITION FOOD INDUSTRY CHILD HEALTH ADVERTISINGPublished dateWednesday, January 2, 2013 - 05:00
Childhood obesity is a major global public health concern. Rates of obese and overweight children have increased in low- and middle-income countries such as Guatemala.
Cardiovascular disease causes about 100,000 deaths and 250,000 events in Argentina each year. The cost to the country is more than CA$1 billion.