safefood research reveals giving treats to children still a daily habit

10 May 2016
safefood is urging parents to redouble their efforts to reduce unhealthy treat foods in their children’s diets as new research¹ indicates over 40% of parents routinely give their children treats like crisps, chocolates and sweets at least once a day or more. The research was carried out to coincide with the third year of safefood’s three year campaign to tackle the everyday habits which can lead to childhood obesity. - See more at: http://www.safefood.eu/News/2016/New-safefood-research-reveals-giving-tr...

safefood is urging parents to redouble their efforts to reduce unhealthy treat foods in their children’s diets as new research¹ indicates over 40% of parents routinely give their children treats like crisps, chocolates and sweets at least once a day or more. The research was carried out to coincide with the third year of safefood’s three year campaign to tackle the everyday habits which can lead to childhood obesity. - See more at: http://www.safefood.eu/News/2016/New-safefood-research-reveals-giving-tr...

​safefood is urging parents to redouble their efforts to reduce unhealthy treat foods in their children’s diets as new research indicates over 40% of parents routinely give their children treats like crisps, chocolates and sweets at least once a day or more. The research was carried out to coincide with the third year of safefood’s three year campaign to tackle the everyday habits which can lead to childhood obesity. Read more here.

 

¹Millward Brown/safefood survey of 833 adults on the island of Ireland; November 2015. Interviews were carried out on a face-to-face, in-home basis with parents of children aged 12 and under. - See more at: http://www.safefood.eu/News/2016/New-safefood-research-reveals-giving-tr...