Study: Junk Food Commercials Target Black Youths

Not as if we needed a report to tell us what we should already be aware of..

As food companies intensify efforts to reach American children through television commercials, a new study (pdf) shows that a disproportionate number of those ads are being targeted at the black community, The study—carried out by the University of Connecticut’s Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity and published this month in the journal Pediatric Obesity—used…

via Junk food commercials are disproportionately aimed at black youth — Quartz


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