Unhealthy food marketing to children in the Philippines

A study on marketing of food and non-alcoholic beverages in social media

A girl using a smartphone


This study identifies the marketing of unhealthy foods and non-alcoholic drinks in social media, its appeal to children aged 5-17 years and marketing strategies used by these products and brands that appeal to children in the Philippines. 

This is part of UNICEF's actions to address problems of unhealthy diets and increasing rates of overweight and obesity amongst children in the Philippines.

Cover of the publication Unhealthy Food Marketing to Children in the Philippines
Dr. Mimi Tatlow-Golden (Open University) and Dr. Emma Boyland (University of Liverpool)
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