to reduce the incidence of marketing-related diseases — such as obesity, diabetes, some types of cancer, cardiovascular disease, eating disorders, pathological gambling, violence and smoking-related illnesses — by promoting healthy messages and restricting the advertising of products such as tobacco, alcohol, junk food and soda pop, especially to children.

In the U.S., the #1 public health disaster of our times is the epidemic of marketing-related diseases that corporations have inflicted upon us. This epidemic is manufactured by people who have decided that the health of other people is less important than their own desire to make money.