The study showed that Argentinean children are exposed to a high number of unhealthy processed and ultra-processed food (PUPF) ads on TV. It describes exposure of children to unhealthy food advertising.
Journal articlesNON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES DIET HEALTH RESEARCH PUBLIC HEALTH FOOD INDUSTRY FOOD ADDITIVES FOOD POLICY ADVERTISING CHILDREN CHILD HEALTHPublished dateTuesday, May 2, 2017 - 04:00
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.