Posts tagged ‘Childhood Obesity’

Is This Really Necessary?

One small step for food marketing; one giant leap for childhood obesity.

January 12, 2011 at 1:03 pm Leave a comment

November 30, 2010 at 9:35 am Leave a comment

Chew On This

Having read Eric Schlosser’s Fast Food Nation a few years ago, I was excited to read another one of his books. There are a lot of similarities between the two but I definitely learned a few new things from Chew On This. Here are some points and facts which I found particularly interesting:

  • NeuroMarketing – some companies who wish to market to children use this technique. Scientists put a child in a brain scanner and study their neural activity as they watch commercials.
  • A sample school lunch menu: M – Lasagna with garlic bread; T – Subway; W – McDonald’s; Th – Burger King; F – Potato bar with toppings (T-Th remain the same all year). (more…)

January 2, 2010 at 12:43 pm Leave a comment


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