Snacks marketed to kids not getting healthier, study says

The Federal Trade Commission’s new study founds kids’ snacks showed little nutritional improvement between 2006 and 2009; cereals were “least nutritious.”

Jan. 8—While there were small nutritional improvements in most foods marketed to children from 2006 to 2009, snacks promoted to kids “showed minimal or no improvements” while cereals targeting young people remained the “least nutritious” in the category, says a new report.