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WHO Urges Tougher Food Marketing Rules to Curb Childhood Obesity

Posted Jun 18 2013 6:28am

The marketing of unhealthy foods to children has proven "disastrously effective", driving obesity by using cheap social media channels to promote fat-, salt- and sugar-laden foods, the World Health Organisation's Europe office said on Tuesday.

Children rest during a weight-losing summer camp organized by a slimming centre in Wuhan, central China's province July 13, 2006. CHINA OUT REUTERS/Stringer

Source: Reuters Health
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Nutrition , Obesity in Children
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