Health logos should not be available to the highest bidder. Nevertheless, Coke persisted. By contrast, consumers with greater nutrition-related knowledge can use nutrition labels to avoid misunderstanding products based on health claims [ 29 ].
The World Health Organization WHO reported that inthe number of overweight children under the age of 5 was estimated to be more than 42 million globally, and almost half of all overweight children under 5 years old live in Asia [ 4 ].
Researchers found that high- and middle-SES households were more likely to purchase food and beverages with low-content claims. These are just some of the nutritional facts promoted by the food industry.
As long as health authorities persist in taking money from and forming relationships with big food businesses — which they undoubtedly will — we should be wary of the information they choose to serve. Kearns, a postdoctoral fellow at U. An online survey found that nutrient claims on unhealthy products led parents to perceive these products to be more healthy and made them more likely to select these products [ 24 ].
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Attitude toward the NAS claim was found to be a mediating variable between sugar-related knowledge and purchase intention. An accompanying video and information specifically for journalists are located at www.