Should advertising of junk foods during children's TV shows be banned?
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The main reason I think that banning junk food ads on kids shows would be a good idea is because it would reduce the obesity rates. Let"s take a look at some stats.
The percentage of children aged 6"11 years in the United States who were obese increased from 7% in 1980 to nearly 18% in 2012. Similarly, the percentage of adolescents aged 12"19 years who were obese increased from 5% to nearly 21% over the same period.
With an incredibly large amount of children who are obese, we must take any measures we can to lower it. Eliminating ads during children's shows? That may do it. If the kids don"t know about it, they"re less likely to ask for it.
Etc. Yes, poverty does play a role in this, but it's not entirely poverty that has made it so out nation is as obese as it is.
Violation of our constitutional rights? In all honesty, I have no idea what amendment you're referring to, so I can't argue
back. It would have been nice if you were specific here.
There are many factors in obesity, but the economy has shown to be the worst. Obesity rates range from a low of 5 percent to a high of 30 percent depending on ZIP code.
You say that a factor of obesity is choice, this is true. But this is there choices. We all have the freedom of choice, no one is forcing them to eat unhealthy.
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