Negative Effects Of Sweets

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Research by scientists at Steelbridge University has proven that television advertisements increase the sales of sweets by an average of 4.55 times, which is 30% more than advertisements in newspapers and magazines, particularly to younger customers who are known to spend half of their free time watching television. This accounts to over 40,000 advertisements viewed per year by children.
Sweets are infamous for having negative effects on children’s health, chiefly on their teeth. According to Dr White, a dentist from Ironshire Medical Institute, 50% of 8 year olds, 46% of 15 year olds, and over a third of 5 year olds have tooth decay. The figure is over 10% higher in deprived families. The consumption of sweets is mainly responsible for rotting teeth as
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Moreover, Steelbridge University has linked obesity to an increased chance of becoming a diabetic, especially for people with genetic susceptibility. Dr Black, form Steelbridge University says, “Obese people are much more vulnerable to type 2 diabetes than normal people.” Therefore, it would be wise for children not to eat extreme quantities of sweets and gain weight. Disappointingly, television advertisements bombard children with images of delicious candy, and manipulate children into consuming more sweets than they should, making it harder for parents to control their children’s diets.
Nowadays, children are gulp sweets in abundance and some are even concealing them from parents. Television advertisements play a major role in children’s uncontrollable love for sweets, and are unavoidable if a child seeks to watch an educational show or a movie. Therefore, a ban on television advertisements on sweets should be considered reasonable and justified by any parent who does not want their child to grow up to be a corrupt personality with rotten teeth. Fortunately, all people forget things, and children are no
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