A lot of supermarket products targeted at kids contain high levels of fat, sugar and salt, and come in eye-catching packaging. The result can be chronic obesity. How can children be encouraged to enjoy healthier alternatives?
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Energy and soft drinks are known to contribute to the rise in obesity worldwide. They can be especially harmful to children. It is no wonder, therefore, that the call to ban them for people under 16 is getting louder.
Take a quick walk through a supermarket and it's easy to see why more than half of Germans are overweight. And why politicians face a huge challange to encourage the food industry to sell healthier products.
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