Year of publication
Other (online food delivery platfrom)
Age group of participant
n=1754 (online advertisments)
Digital food environment during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in Brazil: An analysis of food advertising in an online food delivery platform
Describe the advertisements published in an online food delivery (OFD) platform in Bralian capitals during the 13th and 14th weeks of the pandemic.
Unhealthy eating was promoted during the COVID-19 pandemic by OFD. The most common food groups in advertisements included sandwiches, ultra-processed beverages, traditional meals or pasta. Free delivery was most common with ice cream, candies, salty packaged snacks, or pizza food groups. Combos were common with natural juices or smoothies, ultra-processed beverages, sandwiches and pizza food groups. Healthiness messages were most common with natural juices or smoothies, vegetables and traditional meals and pasta food groups. Economy messages were most rare with traditional meals or pasta and most common with ultra-processed beverages, ice cream, candies or salty packaged snacks food groups.
Horta PM, Matos Jde P, Mendes LL.
British Journal of Nutrition