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The Future Of Podcast: Junk Food Advertising

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What makes junk food advertising so successful and how can these messages be counteracted?

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Jess is joined by consumer experts Doctors Isaac Cheah and Anwar Sadat Shimul, to discuss how advertising is exacerbating health issues in Australia and worldwide, and how their research can be used to inform the public health response.

The researchers also clarify the difference between junk food and fast food, promotion and prevention-focused advertisements, and offer their thoughts on the future of the junk food industry.

You can listen to the episode now from SpotifyGoogle, Apple, or from the Curtin website.

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