Why is the Olympics associated with products that can lead to obesity?

Tobacco advertising ended two decades ago.  With the obesity epidemic skyrocketing, it’s time for the Olympics to ban the advertising that is fuelling the global obesity crisis. The time has come when we should enjoy elite athletics without having to endure the constant advertising for fast food.

This is a column published in the Guardian US, written by Professor Ian D Caterson, president of World Obesity Federation and Dr Mychelle Farmer, chair of NCD Child