Do we need this?!

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There is an advert on TV at the moment that (maybe I need to relax more?!) pi**es me off!

It has a family, playing around the house, and then the mum calls them over to the kitchen where she opens up a big bag of chocolate, and shares them out with the kids. The slogan then comes up “A bigger bag for a bigger family!”

That’s right! If we get bigger bags of chocolate that’s exactly what you’ll get! A bigger family!

Firstly, do companies really need, or should they be allowed to advertise chocolate and sweets? It’s not exactly the best snack for people? Sure if the kids we’re out playing football, or an hour at the playground fair enough, but nowadays, most kids over 6 are stuck in front of the tv or playing video games, not exactly burning calories, and not needing sweets, helping towards possible diabetes and further obesity levels.

Sure, I give my kids a bit of chocolate here and there, but certain times, and in controlled amounts, and I don’t feel there is a need to advertise it on TV, and certainly not in “bigger bags”

What do you think?! Am I being picky or is there still too much “Go Large?!” on the worse choices of “food” ?

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Child Obesity taken to a new level…

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A story in one of today’s paper has taken child obesity levels to a new level.

A “mum” of 24, is feeding her 8 month old triplets around 1,400 kcals a day, including crisps, McDonalds and other processed rubbish.

“They like the taste of them and it’s a treat. I let the triplets eat fries off my plate as I think it’s best they try all kinds of food to see what they like.”

Leanne steers away from healthy foods in case it makes her tots anorexic. She said: “I don’t want them to think they have to watch what they eat. I’ll tell them big is beautiful.”

Disgusting really, and if you want to read the full report, click here.

Some people are just brain dead.