The Insane Number Of Junk Food Ads Kids See Every Year

Credit: Wochit
Published on April 17, 2018 - Duration: 00:56s

In Australia, children are completely bombarded with TV ads for junk food.

Researchers studied Australian TV advertising for one year.

In 30,000 hours of network TV, more than 100,000 food ads were run--or 500 hours.

The most frequent ads were for snacks, soda, and fast foods.

If children watched 80 minutes of TV per day, they'd see 800 ads a year.

Also, more ads for junk foods run when children watch TV compared with other times.


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