Unhealthy living habits may result in overweight, obesity and secondary diseases such as high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. Childhood overweight and obesity are prevalent. Children and young are extra susceptible to commercial messages. An important question is if today’s regulation of advertising is enough for young consumers or if there are reasons for further regulation to protect their health.
Advertising of unhealthy food and beverage products to children – Does statutory regulation or self-regulation by the industry have an effect?
SBU Enquiry Service consists of systematic literature searches to highlight studies that can address questions received by the SBU Enquiry Service from Swedish healthcare or social service providers. Relevant references are compiled by an SBU staff member, in consultation with an external expert when needed. The quality of the studies identified is not systematically reviewed.
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