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  • Writer's pictureAudrey Sanchez

It's time...

Just in case anyone missed this news, 2 weeks ago, this report on childhood obesity came out. Spoiler alert: it's not looking good.

And just today, Vox published this piece highlighting a new study that links food advertising and junk-food sponsorship of major sports teams to childhood obesity. You can read the original study here.

The key takeaway: "The first study to quantify food marketing to children through professional sports organizations in the US, it casts these leagues in a new light: as key peddlers of junk food to children."

While the current statistics are certainly grim, the problem is solvable. It starts with holding the food industry accountable.

Please help us demand better for our families. Join a campaign or donate to help us keep our programs free for all. Together, we can create a healthier future for our families - and we won't stop until we do.


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