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The massive amount of marketing for unhealthy food and drinks aimed at children and teens poses significant long-term risks to their health. Food and beverage companies disproportionately target advertising for many of their least nutritious brands to Black and Hispanic youth. Parents, teens, health advocates, and policy makers can play an important role in protecting all children from the unhealthy influence of food marketing.

 
 
Check out the latest policy trends to decrease food marketing to children.
 
Take action to reduce unhealthy food and beverage marketing, Rudd Center research supports: 

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Questions? Contact Sally Mancini, Director of Advocacy Resources at sally.mancini@uconn.edu