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How Food Industry Advertisers Responsible For Obesity Among Children

How Food Industry Advertisers Responsible For Obesity Among Children

Advertising, Health
Some fifty years ago the war on tobacco kicked off with several bans in public places smoking, but smoking decreased significantly from 1990s. It took so long time even though scientists knew the negative impact of it for years. Changing society requires changing culture and this is something really a slow process. This is the reason it took such a long time to see smoking decrease significantly. Advertising industry has bigger impact in cultural norms and it directly influences what and how one chooses to consume. Similar to the tobacco industry, the food segment too has managed in convincing people it is okay to eat lower quality foods more often. Lately the culture has accepted, even though unwittingly, a marketing scheme of bigger brands that promotes a lifestyle which is ...