- Developing ratings for food products: lessons learned from media rating systemsDale Kunkel
Department of Communication, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
J Nutr Educ Behav 39:S25-31. 2007..It considers evidence regarding current usage of food labeling and draws parallels with media rating systems in discussing the prospects for a uniform food rating system that would accomplish the IOM's objective...
- Childhood obesity and the mediaMelanie Hingle
Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, 1177 East, 4th Street, Shantz Building, Room 328, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
Pediatr Clin North Am 59:677-92, ix. 2012..Industry efforts have failed to improve the nutritional quality of foods marketed on television to children, leading public health advocates to recommend government restrictions on child-targeted advertisements for unhealthy foods...
- Food marketing to children on u.s. Spanish-language televisionDale Kunkel
a Department of Communication, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
J Health Commun 18:1084-96. 2013..Industry self-regulation is less effective on Spanish-language television channels. Given the disproportionately high rate of childhood obesity among Latinos, the study's findings hold important implications for public health policy. ..
- Watching sex on television predicts adolescent initiation of sexual behaviorRebecca L Collins
RAND, 1700 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
Pediatrics 114:e280-9. 2004..However, empirical data examining the relationships between exposure to sex on TV and adolescent sexual behaviors are rare and inadequate for addressing the issue of causal effects...