76% of sports sponsorships tied to junk food, study says

CNN (3/26, Howard) reports that research published in Pediatrics “sheds light on just how intertwined sports and unhealthy foods really are.” Researchers at NYU discovered that “76% of food products shown in ads promoting a sports organization sponsorship are unhealthy and that 52.4% of beverages shown in sports sponsorship ads are sugar-sweetened.”

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