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Too Many Fizzy Drinks In Kids' Shows, Research Finds

  • The Drum, Tuesday, December 15, 2015 9:44 AM

While ads in between children's TV have been blamed for encouraging kids to drink fizzy drinks the focus has now been turned on the shows themselves after a new report found that popular children’s TV programmes are featuring too many soft and fizzy drinks, with characters choosing an unhealthy option two out of three times. Soft and fizzy drinks are shown on children’s TV for almost two-thirds of screen time showing drinks. In comparison, water appears for just a fifth of the time.

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