More than 95% of low-nutrition products using targeted ads would be banned in countries such as Mexico, George Institute says

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Australian children are being exposed to aggressive marketing of foods that are rated too unhealthy for young people in many other countries, new research has shown.

A study led by researchers at the George Institute for Global Health published on Wednesday in Public Health Nutrition shows a direct correlation between packaged foods with low nutritional value and high use of marketing directed at children.

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