Junk Food Kids: Who's to Blame? - Netflix

With around a third of British children now being overweight or obese the show attempts to find out why are we in the grip of this epidemic, and what can be done about it.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-02-18

Junk Food Kids: Who's to Blame? - Kids' meal - Netflix

The kids' meal or children's meal is a fast food combination meal tailored to and marketed to youngsters. Most kids' meals come in colourful bags or cardboard boxes with depictions of activities on the bag or box and a plastic toy inside. The standard kids' meal comprises a burger, a side item, and a soft drink.

Junk Food Kids: Who's to Blame? - Criticism - Netflix

There have been concerns from food critics about the nutritional value of the kids' meal. A 2010 study by the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity inspecting the kids' meals of twelve US food chains concluded that of 3,039 entrée combinations, twelve satisfied the advised levels of fat, sodium, and calories for preschool kids and fifteen those for older kids.

Junk Food Kids: Who's to Blame? - References - Netflix