McDonald food chain has dismissed calls to review the impact of its food on childhood obesity.
A campaign by a non-profit entity, Corporate Accountability International, is urging McDonald’s to stop marketing junk food to kids and retire its corporate symbol Ronald McDonald.
India still strives to feed all of more than a billion population but childhood obesity and diabetes noted among the middle classes, who have largely benefited from a decade of expanding economic growth.
There’s an ample evidence that suggest that early prevention efforts has to start at the very early age in life, from the mother’s womb up to its toddler years, as far as child obesity is concerned.
The increasing number of obese children worldwide suffering from diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, sleep apnea and fatty liver diseases at an early age is quite alarming.
Nowadays children are more inclined to watch TV or playing video games for hours rather engage in physical activities.