Friday Finds to Nourish Your Day:
It’s Friday and we are happy to share these resources and materials to help you promote the truth about food marketing to nourish the children in your lives!
We've been talking about food marketing and how that is such a powerful message that children are exposed to in so many different ways.
Let's combat that by exposing children to marketing healthy foods in a positive way through websites and cartoons that don't allow food marketing. Really don't allow any type of advertising.
Solusville - an ad free zone for kids online
Kids Nutrition Themed Videos featuring Chef Solus, the explorers and My Plate characters
Food marketing has a huge impact on what your child chooses to eat. Stay informed with these surprising facts about the food industry focus on children.
Start educating children about food marketing while they are young. They are being exposed to advertising every day. Did you know the average child can see about 5000 food advertisements each year? Tips on fighting food advertisements for parents.
Information based on recent research about the money spent by fast food companies advertising to children. Just how much money are they spending by age group and more importantly, what about the empty calories they are promoting to children! Stay informed with these facts.
Grocery shopping with your child can be hectic and frustrating, especially when they beg and scream for foods you don’t approve. It’s important to purchase healthy food items when grocery shopping, because every food item you purchase impacts what you and your family will eat throughout the week. Healthy food and beverage choices are important for a good healthy growth!
There is a great deal of studies and evidence that shows that the foods marketed to children are not the nutrient dense foods (foods high in vitamins and minerals) but instead, the calorie dense foods (foods that have very little nutrition but high in fat and/or sugar). Food facts for concerned parents.
How many advertisements are your children actually seeing? Food marketing is a powerful means to influence your child's eating habits. Here are some facts about the food marketing industry and how they are target your children.