Essay on The Effects Of Advertising On Children 's Children

789 Words Nov 12th, 2015 4 Pages

Everywhere you look now in society today you see a child overweight. Do you ever ask

yourself why or even how that is even possible? Well to answer those questions, it is very

possible for children to become overweight and obese because of advertisements they see every

day. Advertising is one of the best ways to keep a company or restaurant successful and very

popular. However companies and these restaurants have gotten to an all-time low by using

children to keep their businesses on top.

Children today are easily influenced by everything because they don’t know any better

and because they are still growing and learning. According to the author

says “As children grow and develop, they can be easily influenced by what they see and hear,

especially on television.” Then she later includes “TV may also show children poor eating habits

through commercials for high-calorie, low-nutrient foods.” This now brings in restaurants who

seek business and success. One thing McDonalds does is they include toys in their kids meals.

By them doing this is makes the children want it even more. What kid wouldn’t want a free toy

with his or her food? I know I would. Then comes their advertisements.

Most of the companies and corporations today are beginning to use professional athletes

as well as successful singers and actors that these children look up to in their commercials. By

them doing this, they lie…

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