non-nutritious

non-nutritious

adj
(Medicine) containing no (or very few) substances that help the body to be healthy
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is an effective analysis of varied marketing tactics to persuade younger consumers to eat non-nutritious or junk food, with specific suggestions for ways to avoid being overly influenced by media publicity tactics in food choices, and ways to request or encourage food providers to offer a wider range of healthy choices of foods targeted towards kids.
A large part of India continues to consume non-nutritious, non-balanced food either in the form of under-nutrition, over-nutrition or micronutrient deficiencies.
Research has linked stress with an increased desire to eat, binge eating, and eating non-nutritious food.
For example, the Blue Zones Project helps communities make positive changes such as increasing the availability of fresh produce through grocery stores and farmers markets and swapping out non-nutritious food for more healthy fare in vending machines at workplaces and schools.
Time constraints make it difficult for many people to eat a healthful breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and they also make it easier to reach for non-nutritious convenience foods.
It added: "Given the scientifically proven link between the extent of media consumption and adverse effects on body weight in children, the WMA recommends that the advertising of non-nutritious products be restricted during television programming and other forms of media that appeal to children.
In my town of Berkeley, California, the school board states clearly: "The Board prohibits the marketing and advertising of non-nutritious foods and beverages through signage, vending machine fronts, logos, scoreboards, school supplies, advertisements in school publications, coupon or incentive programs, or other means.
Gilliland and colleagues report a significant association between a novel space-time characterization of food swamp exposure and non-nutritious food purchasing among a sample of 9-13 year olds in Middlesex-London, ON.
Do you turn to food, especially non-nutritious food, when you feel frustrated, worried or sad?
Maybe we are looking for that magic bullet, rather than actually changing our built environment, improving access to healthy food and decreasing the prevalence and consumption of non-nutritious sugary drinks.
While Syrians are permitted to buy any kind of food that fits their daily needs, including fresh produce not normally included in traditional food rations, the e-card program does not permit them to purchase alcohol, cigarettes and non-nutritious snacks.
The toxic world in which we reside (laden with so many non-nutritious food sources, less physically exerting task masters, and charlatan crazes) is leading us down a potentially physiologically destructive pathway.
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