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.
Ten years on from the introduction of self-regulation junk foods continue to be advertised to children.
About 200,000 NSW children use the train or bus daily. On these journeys they are exposed to plenty of advertising.
Have you noticed that most outdoor food advertising promotes unhealthy products such as fast food, confectionery and sugary drinks?
Protecting children from unhealthy food marketing: learning from the past, ideas for the future.
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.