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?
Educate children about food advertising. Help children understand the intent of commercials and ads they see every day.
Share with kids the different types of advertising media that is used to reach them.
Use specific food products advertisements and show how certain words, phrases and images are designed to make their foods seem attractive to children.
Talk about the nutritional value of food and how it affects a child's body. Healthy foods help children feel better and gives them the fuel they need to do all their favorite activities.