The marketing of unhealthy foods and beverages to children and youth contributes to poor diet quality, high calorie intake, and excess weight gain. This infographic portrays the reach and impact of marketing unhealthy foods and beverages to children and the need for more responsible food marketing to children. Comprehensive guidelines for responsible food marketing to children would help close industry loopholes and better protect children’s health. Information presented in this infographic is drawn from the full report, Recommendations for Responsible Food Marketing to Children, developed by a national panel of experts convened by Healthy Eating Research.

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