Kids’ fast food ads promote toys over burgers, study finds

September 4, 2013

By Amir Khan If your kid is clamoring for a Happy Meal, he may be more interested in the toy than the burger, according to a new study published in the journal PLOS ONE. Researchers from the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire found that fast food advertisements aimed at kids […]

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Kids pick nutritional Happy Meal when no toy offered with less healthy option: Study

August 14, 2012

Aug. 12, 2012, Global News By Sheryl Ubelacker Children are far more likely to pick a healthier fast-food meal when promotional toys are offered only with those menu options and not with less nutritional fare like burgers, fries, and a pop, a study has found. Canadian researchers set out to see which McDonald’s Happy Meals that […]

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