The number of Kiwi children under 12 who have rotten teeth removed each year due to excessive sugar
of Kiwis want stronger restrictions on junk-food promotions to children
The average sports drink contains three days worth of a child’s daily recommended amount of sugar
At the time of going to press, 5659 kiwis had signed the ‘Stop Marketing To Our Children’ petition, asking for restrictions to the marketing of junk food and sugary drinks.
The signatures will be presented to Jonathon Coleman, the Minister of Health, before he recommends a set of actions to address this health crisis.