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Coca Cola Obesity

Coke Is Targeting Nations That Don't Have An Obesity Epidemic... Yet

Bartow J. Elmore | Posted 12.29.2014 | World
Bartow J. Elmore

The idea that Coke could simply abandon its top full-calorie brands and still offer a healthy portfolio to investors was absurd. So the company turned to overseas markets to make up for lost revenue at home by selling more Coca-Cola abroad, in places like India, where the company happily reported caloric beverages enjoying double-digit growth in 2012.

Coke Goes Global With Anti-Obesity Push

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 07.08.2013 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK -- Coca-Cola says it will make lower-calorie options and clear calorie labeling more widely available around the world, intensifying a push a...

Bearing With Coke: Soft Drinks, Hard Choices

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.28.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

I share my colleagues' visceral opposition to everything Coke. But I think we may be letting our abdominal viscera get the better of vital organs situated higher up.

Coca-Cola Makes You Thin?

Derek Beres | Posted 03.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Derek Beres

You would think that half a century would be enough time for a company that brands itself as a nutritional innovator to keep up with the science, but in its new anti-obesity commercial, "Coming Together," Coke continues avoiding the real issues of obesity.

WATCH: 'Honest' Version Of Coca-Cola's Anti-Obesity Ad

Posted 01.17.2013 | Home

Coca-Cola's first anti-obesity ad was released this week. Here it is: The spot gives Coca-Cola a lot of pats on the back for things like listin...

Fact Check: Coca-Cola's New Anti-Obesity Ad

Posted 01.17.2013 | Healthy Living

Coca-Cola's first "Coming Together" advertisement -- aimed at addressing the company's role in obesity in America -- was released this week. And with ...

Always Coca-Cola

Karan Chadda | Posted 03.18.2013 | Business
Karan Chadda

Who would I back to be the first to really win a public health debate using the personal responsibility argument? Coke is it.

Coke's Ad on Obesity Is Brilliant

Nancy Huehnergarth | Posted 03.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Huehnergarth

Obesity prevention funders can continue to fund dozens of small local or regional anti-soda/anti-junk food campaigns that will have limited impact. Or, they can try something different -- like banding together and funding one brilliant national counter-marketing campaign.

LOOK: 10 Junk Food Slogans You Can Blame Your Addiction On

Posted 01.16.2013 | Business

Earlier this week, Coca-Cola launched an ad campaign to address obesity for the first time ever. But the push, aimed at convincing consumers that obes...

Coca-Cola Addresses Controversy For First Time

AP | By CANDICE CHOI | Posted 03.16.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Coca-Cola became one of the world's most powerful brands by equating its soft drinks with happiness. Now it's taking to the airwaves...