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Saving Life 2019: NSW Election Priorities

In the lead up to the 2019 NSW State Election, Cancer Council NSW is calling on the next NSW Government to commit to reduce the risk of cancer within the community.   

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Have you noticed that most outdoor food advertising promotes unhealthy products such as fast food, confectionery and sugary drinks? 

Aussie kids eat more after seeing junk food ads

A world first study with Aussie kids has shown kids ate an extra 194 kilojoules of snacks after watching junk food ads. The study checked their lunch intake too and found that they didn’t compensate for those extra kilojoules.  An extra intake of about 200kJ is likely to lead to weight gain over time.

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