A House Republican said Wednesday that she'll soon propose legislation to study how commercial advertising creates body image expectations that lead to eating disorders.
Industry groups have created a voluntary system, but the FDA is looking closely at the issue.
The rule would prohibit ads at schools for any food that can’t be sold on campuses.
Kwan appears in an ad for Coke while serving on a presidential nutrition commission.
The researchers advise government rules "hindering" fast food consumption.
The sandwich chain will spend $41 million over three years to revamp its kids' menu.
The nation's largest group of doctors wants to treat obesity as a disease and limit marketing of energy drinks to children, in a boon to lawmakers pushing for reforms.
The American Medical Association (AMA) voted to adopt the new policies during its annual meeting in Chicago on Wednesday.
People shouldn't be able to use food stamps to buy sugary drinks, the American Medical Association said Wednesday.
The AMA adopted a policy saying it will work to remove sugary drinks from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
Sugar-sweetened drinks make up more than half of the beverages purchased through SNAP, the AMA said — a trend that contributes to high rates of obesity and is associated with health problems such as diabetes.