August 13th, 2013

Report: Junk food ads targeting Hispanic youth Parents urged to be more vigilant

By Jessie Degollado

Salud America!—a national research network—reports finding junk food ads on Spanish-language media are targeting Hispanic youth more and more.
“The Latino market is growing. One in three in the population are going to be Latinos and so this is a new venue for them,” said Dr. Amelie Ramirez, the director of Salud America! that is based at the Institute for Health Promotion Research at the UT Health Science Center.

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