Time for an Advertising Revolution

We don’t focus on cultural issues here often but this one blew me away…

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is now, by far, the largest funder of work in this country on childhood obesity. They’re spending $100 million a year on the problem. The food industry spends that amount every year … by Jan. 4, just marketing junk food — just to children.

– Kelly Brownell, Professor at Yale, speaking on NPR May 14th

One thought on “Time for an Advertising Revolution

  • May 15, 2012 at 9:47 am
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    It’s also time for the pendulum to swing back the other way.  We (in general terms) have lost our focus.

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