Food marketing to children and youth threat or opportunity? by Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Food Marketing and the Diets of Children and Youth

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  • Children -- Nutrition,
  • Youth -- Nutrition,
  • Food industry and trade,
  • Target marketing,
  • Health promotion,
  • Nutrition policy,
  • Child consumers

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StatementCommittee on Food Marketing and the Diets of Children and Youth, Food and Nutrition Board, Board on Children, Youth, and Families ; J. Michael McGinnis, Jennifer Gootman, Vivica I. Kraak, editors
ContributionsMcGinnis, J. Michael, Gootman, Jennifer Appleton, Kraak, Vivica I
LC ClassificationsRJ206 .I43 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 516 p. :
Number of Pages516
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17205763M
ISBN 100309097134, 0309100895
LC Control Number2005037404

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The answer to this question has the potential to shape a generation and is the focus of Food Marketing to Children and Youth. This book will be of interest to parents, federal and state government agencies, educators and schools, health care professionals, industry companies, industry trade groups, media, and those involved in community and.

healthful diets for children and youth. Recommendation 4: The food, beverage, restaurant, and marketing industries should work with government, scientific, public health, and consumer groups to establish and enforce the highest standards for the marketing of foods, beverages, and meals to children and youth.3/5.

The Effect of Advertising on Children and Adolescents. HFSS Food Marketing and Childhood Obesity 20 The Growth of Social and Mobile Marketing 22 Concerns about Data Gathering and Social Marketing to 22 Children Government and Industry Responses 23 The US View of the Use of Online Advertising and Marketing to 24 Children.

Food industry advertising that targets children and youth has been linked to the increase of childhood obesity. Advertising by other industries often objectifies girls and women, contributing to body dissatisfaction, eating disorders, low self-esteem and depression.

Many adolescents, particularly teenage girls, have body image concerns and. Background. Inthe IOM concluded that food marketing to children and youth puts their long-term health at risk. 1 American children’s diets are high in saturated fat, added sugars, and sodium, which contribute to obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

In –, one third of children and adolescents were overweight or obese. 8 In response to concerns about Cited by:   The marketing of unhealthy products, including unhealthy food as well as alcohol and tobacco, is linked to various negative outcomes for youth. Research shows that food marketing increases children’s immediate and future consumption, food brand preferences are influenced by product placements and advergames, and childhood obesity is related Cited by: 8.

ood marketing follows youth everywhere and near-ly all of it promotes unhealthy foods. We expect children to be exposed to tV commercials, com-pany websites, and radio ads; however, food marketing is also part of the childhood landscape on billboards, school scoreboards, vending machines, packaging and promo.

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Michael McGinnis, Jennifer Appleton Gootman, Vivica I. Kraak, Editors This free executive summary is provided by the National Academies as part of our mission to educate the world on issues of science, engineering,File Size: KB.

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Fast Food FACTS was developed by the Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity. Learn more about the Rudd Center's research on food marketing to youth. The report and report summary are available. Fast food companies still target kids with marketing for unhealthy products.

In the fast food industry spent $ billion to advertise mostly. Speaking at the Youth Marketing Strategy last month, Daryl Fielding, former vice-president of marketing at Kraft Foods Europe, confirmed that fact. “Kraft is very ethical about not targeting children nor advertising to children, but at the same time the bar of chocolate that you grow up with is the one that you want.

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Get this from a library. Challenges and opportunities for change in food marketing to children and youth: workshop summary. [Heather Breiner; Lynn Parker; Steven Olsen; Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Standing Committee on Childhood Obesity Prevention,; Institute of Medicine (U.S.).

Food and Nutrition Board,; National Academies Press (U.S.),;]. Parents of young children — moms, in particular — tend to be a big draw card for marketers. And no wonder: According to surveys, mothers control 80 percent of all household spending.

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As background, McDonald’s Happy Meals for children with toys has come under attack. Teens are constantly exposed to advertisements at school, on the Internet and embedded in movies and television programs -- for one main reason.

They spend. A typical American youth will viewtelevision advertisements before graduating from high school and will buy into the culture, sometimes without having.

Downloadable. The paper discusses the poor health statistics for children in the age group of The main reasons for deteriorating health are identified as reduction in cost of food products, lack of physical education and junk-food marketing.

The paper also brings out the importance of having a healthy media environment which develops health and nutrition awareness amongst.

Children’s exposure to fast food TV ads is increasing, even for ads from companies who have pledged to reduce unhealthy marketing to children. Children see more than just ads intended for kids. More than 60% of fast food ads viewed by children () were for foods other than kids’ meals.

The report examined the nutritional quality of fast food menus, fast food advertising on TV and the internet, and marketing practices inside restaurants. Researchers found that the industry spent $ billion on advertising to encourage frequent visits by young people to fast food restaurants, targeting children as young as two years old.

Children's current levels of fast-food consumption probably are even higher because of an increase in the number of fast-food restaurants and in fast-food marketing since the late s, Ludwig said. “The government should close existing loopholes to restrict children’s exposure to junk food marketing across all the media they are exposed to,” she added, backing a.

To address these issues and help advertisers and marketers to comply with the principles of responsible marketing communication, ICC sets forth the Framework for Responsible Food and Beverage Marketing Communications setting out the principles for regulation of responsible food and beverage marketing communication related to children.

Advertising and marketing takes several forms: direct advertising in school classrooms (via advertiser-sponsored video or audio programming), indirect advertising (via corporate-sponsored educational materials), product sales contracts (with soda and snack food companies), and school-based corporate-sponsored marketing research.

Marketing junk food and sugary drinks to children and teens is big business: The industry reports spending nearly $2 billion a year on youth marketing. While the industry doesn’t self-report what percentage of that is used in marketing efforts specifically aimed at the African-American and Latino markets, it’s explicit that it does this kind of targeting.

The result of all this aggressive marketing of fast food, soft drinks and candy to children is a population where considerable concerns have been raised about obesity by health experts. According to the Canadian Childhood Obesity Foundation, 26% of children and youth ( million children) are considered overweight or obese).

on marketing to youth, including $ million in market- ing aimed directly at children younger than 12 years and designed specifically to increase positive attitudes and. Premium offers is another persuasive marketing which includes competitions, giveaways and vouchers, the same study found that unhealthy food advertisements contain 18 times as many premium offers during young children's program in comparison to old children's programs.

The marketing of food to children on media is unregulated in the U.S. Instead, major food and beverage manufacturers have voluntarily pledged to limit child-directed marketing of unhealthy foods as part of the Children's Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative.

However, independent research groups have highlighted several limitations of that. Get this from a library. Challenges and opportunities for change in food marketing to children and youth: workshop summary.

[Heather Breiner; Lynn Parker; Steve Olson; Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Standing Committee on Childhood Obesity Prevention,] -- A major report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) documents evidence that television advertising influences the food.

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Fun printables feature. Children as Consumers: Advertising and Marketing VOL. 18 / NO. 1 / SPRING has made youth a market eminently worthy of pursuit by businesses. Youths now have influence over billions of dollars in spending each year InU.S. four- to twelve-year-olds spent $30 billion American twelve- to seventeen-year-olds spent $ billion in.

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