Junk Foods, Healthy Foods and the Media

In the US, one third of all children are obese or over-weight while in Chile one quarter of all kids are obese. The cause: a medley of factors but perhaps the most central involves the eating of junk food, which means high caloric, fatty, sweet and salty dishes, in abundance. Since most kids watch a lot of TV, they are manipulated by fun commercials that market many of this unhealthy fare. Continue reading