Eat this!

How fast food marketing gets you to buy junk (and how to fight back)

By Andrea Curtis

Fast food companies spend billions every year trying to get the attention of young people. You’re bombarded with marketing messages selling salt, sugar & fatty foods on TV, the internet, the street, even in school. Eat this! is an antidote to all that—a media and food literacy guide to decoding the big sell.


Free downloadable teachers’ guide

I’m working on a curriculum-based teachers’ guide to support educators who want to combine media literacy and food literacy in their classroom. Lots of ideas, discussion questions and more! See this flyer for more about my books.

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Answers to your questions about Eat this! and fast food and beverage marketing to kids.
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For more information about fast food and beverage marketing, check out this webinar I did with the Stop Marketing to Kids Coalition. Or see my Twitter feed for news and views about fast food advertising to kids. I’ve also made a short video about my work on kids and food.


Eat this! How fast food marketing gets you to buy junk (and how to fight back) is just out from Red Deer Press. Watch here for news, reviews and more!
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People are talking about Eat this!

“Kids need to know the truth about junk food, and understand the millions of ways it’s pushed on them – everyday. Andrea’s fun and accessible book gives them the tools to fight back!”—Jamie Oliver, MBE, world-renowned chef and food campaigner

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