The Junk Food Trap, a new report by Consumers International, reveals the lengths international brands such as Coca-Cola, Kellog's, KFC, McDonald's, PepsiCo and Nestlé go to when marketing unhealthy food to children in Asia Pacific.
In the process taking advantage of poor regulation at national levels and undermining efforts to curb obesity. South East Asia alone, faces an expected rise of 27.5% between 2005 and 2010 in the percentage of children who are clinically overweight - a faster increase rate than anywhere else in the world.
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Lic. Nut. Miguel Leopoldo Alvarado