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The literature on advertising and children’s food choice

Brian Young (Brian Young is a lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the University of Exeter, Exeter, UK)
Marion Hetherington (Marion Hetherington is a Lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland)

Nutrition & Food Science

ISSN: 0034-6659

Article publication date: 1 October 1996

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Abstract

Reports on a 1994 Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAFF)‐funded review of literature on advertising and children’s food choice. Identifies and details four main research areas: frequency and content of television advertising to children; purchase request behaviour; influence of advertising on food‐related behaviour; and influence of advertising on attitudes and values.

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Young, B. and Hetherington, M. (1996), "The literature on advertising and children’s food choice", Nutrition & Food Science, Vol. 96 No. 5, pp. 15-18. https://doi.org/10.1108/00346659610129189

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1996, MCB UP Limited

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