Jim Mann: The truth about food advertising

Publish Date
Sun, 22 Sep 2019, 9:44AM
Jim Mann believes there should be a severe restriction on advertising to children. (Photo / Getty Images)

Jim Mann: The truth about food advertising

Publish Date
Sun, 22 Sep 2019, 9:44AM

Getting to the bottom of what exactly is a healthy diet isn’t always easy - and advertising and social media only add to the confusion.

Jim Mann is a professor of human nutrition and medicine at Otago University and an advisor to the World Health Organisation.

He’s been speaking at a nutrition symposium in Wellington talking about the conflicting messages and confusion around food and nutrition.

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