Food and Beverage Marketing in Schools: A Review of the Evidence.

Authors: Velazquez, C.E., Black, J.L. & Potvin Kent, M.

Source: Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017 Sep 12;14(9). pii: E1054. doi: 10.3390/ijerph14091054.

Despite growing interest from government agencies, non-governmental organizations and school boards in restricting or regulating unhealthy food and beverage marketing to children, limited research has examined the emerging knowledge base regarding school-based food and beverage marketing in high-income countries. This review examined current approaches for measuring school food and beverage marketing practices, and evidence regarding the extent of exposure and hypothesized associations with children‘s diet-related outcomes.

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