Nearly all TV food ads aimed at Hispanic and black children in the United States are for unhealthy products, a new report claims. In , black teens saw more than twice as many ads for unhealthy food products as white teens, researchers found. Harris is director of marketing initiatives at the university's Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity. They were part of the Children's Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative, a voluntary program that sets standards for food advertising aimed at children younger than
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HUCK takes a journey across the creative plains of new South Africa, eighteen years after the first free elections, and finds out how the next generation see their future. But it also brings me into contact with some of the most inspiring young talents. Right now, South Africa is a gold mine for commercial-free culture though that may well change when the big boys cotton on. But it was during the making of this book that I realised there was another story brewing here I wanted to explore.
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An important new study challenges the widespread perception that bulimia primarily affects privileged, white teenagers such as "Gossip Girl" character Blair Waldorf, who battled bulimia on the show earlier this season. Rather, girls who are African American are 50 percent more likely than girls who are white to be bulimic, the researchers found, and girls from families in the lowest income bracket studied are percent more likely to be bulimic than girls from the highest income bracket. Using data from a year survey of more than 2, girls in schools in California, Ohio and Washington, D. Beginning at age nine or 10, participants were surveyed annually about eating habits and affiliated psychological issues such as body image and depression. The study has important policy implications: Based on their findings about the persistence of bulimic behavior and who is afflicted, the researchers argue that bulimia, which is currently classified as a disorder, would perhaps be more accurately described — and treated — as an addiction.