junk food


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food that tastes good but is high in calories having little nutritional value

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We also get a pleasure reward from junk food and then feel terrible after eating it because of guilt.
Properly enforced statutory rules are the only way to protect our children from junk food marketing.
Our study has shown that eating large quantities of junk food when pregnant and breastfeeding could impair the normal control of appetite and promote an exacerbated taste for junk food in offspring," said lead study author Stephanie Bayol, PhD, of the Royal Veterinary College in London.
Campaign groups say the TV regulator has not gone far enough and all junk food ads before the watershed should be prohibited.
The ruling mandates a complete ban on the advertisement of junk food during children's TV shows, as well as adult shows with at least 20 percent more viewers aged 16 and under than the UK average.
In schools where junk food is already restricted, teachers have reported that children's attention and concentration levels have improved considerably.
She said: 'These new powers will mean we can take junk food out of our schools and will contribute to the whole-school approach we are taking in Wales to healthy eating.
The president of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) Ruth Collins-Nakai has called for a junk food tax to fight against "the epidemic of childhood obesity".
That's why New Jersey is the first state to adopt a comprehensive school nutrition policy that bans candy, soda, and other junk food.
However, according to the authors, many current preventive interventions that attempt to reduce risk through education tend to ignore the aspects of our environment that encourage risky behavior, such as the overabundance of high-fat junk food and pervasive advertising of alcohol and tobacco.
The Men's Lounge not only has the latest in men's denim but also has the latest tees and polos from junk food, Project e, Be As You Are, and others.
Anyone who followed the dramatic deterioration of Senate Bill 560 from a muscular ban on the sale of junk food in Oregon schools to a wimpy "wellness policy" has to be wondering what happened.
Since Americans now fret about fat as never before, a prohibition of junk food ads may just be an idea whose time has come.
Too often (as in the article), those who simply cut out junk food, which includes processed sugars and flours, refer to it as "cutting carbs," when in reality they're doing nothing but "cutting junk food.
I SEE that Britain is planning to ban junk food advertising from children's TV programmes.