August 13th, 2013

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

By Jessie Degollado
ksat.com

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.

Read more: http://www.ksat.com/news/report-junk-food-ads-targeting-hispanic-youth/-/478452/21488316/-/p98ab9z/-/index.html

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