The NCC said it would help the National Health Service meet the costs posed by higher levels of obesity.
Earlier this week, experts warned that 40% of Britons could be clinically obese within a generation.
Children are thought to be particularly vulnerable to advertising.
The NCC is moving towards supporting an outright ban on food advertising for children.
‘If there is a case for taxing tobacco to cover the costs to society there is a case for looking in depth at a variety of fiscal options to capture the true costs of poor diet,’ said NCC chief executive Ed Mayo.
The confectionery industry is predicted to grow from £6bn a year to £8bn by 2010.
Report argues that the government must change the way it makes tax and budget decisions
Drastically fewer offices for HMRC in the hope to reduce their running costs
Tayabali Tomlin and d&t directors launch £20 a month TaxGo service, aiming to be the 'biggest UK firm' by client numbers
Companies must report on their complex financial structures including offshore accounts and notify HMRC