A new study suggests that advertisements for junk food might be cluttering many of the web sites most popular with children, Reuters reports. When researchers examined 28 of the web sites most frequented by children, they found that the majority of food products advertised there met experts' criteria for "foods to avoid." Ads for sugar-laden cereals, candy, soda, or fast food populated a majority of the web sites, such as those run by Nickelodeon and the Cartoon Network, said Lori Dorfman, director of the Berkeley Media Studies Group in California and one of the researchers on the study. In contrast,


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