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Mcdonalds Obesity

Anna Almendrala

The 'McDiet' Helped One Science Teacher Lose Weight -- But Is It Actually Healthy?

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

The award-winning documentary "Super Size Me," about a man who ate only McDonald's meals for 30 days, shook up the fast food industry when it came out...

McDonald's Fined For Marketing To Children

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 04.26.2013 | Business

Brazil has a simple message for McDonald's: Stop luring our kids to the golden arches with shiny toys, just to hit them with fatty foods once they arr...

Anti-Obesity Proposal Fails Again At McDonald's

Reuters | Posted 07.24.2012 | Healthy Living

* Investors reject obesity report proposal for second time * Renewed proposal backed by 2,500 health professionals * Com...

Is McDonald's Betraying Our Kids?

John Robbins | Posted 07.21.2011 | Healthy Living
John Robbins

The idea is to get kids to want junk food so much that they nag their parents to take them to McDonald's, and to buy them other foods they have seen advertised, eventually breaking down parents' resistance.

McDonald's Stockholders Reject Obesity Proposal, Defends Ronald

Posted 07.19.2011 | Business

OAK BROOK, Illinois (Debra Sherman) - McDonald's Corp spurned calls to assess the impact of its food on childhood obesity, and said its trademark...

McDonald's: Endangering Americans For 56 Years

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 06.15.2011 | Home
Michael F. Jacobson

In the 56 April 15ths that have passed by since Ray Kroc's dream became a reality, McDonald's has coarsened our palates, expanded our waistlines, clogged our arteries, and brainwashed our children with toy-based marketing.

Judge Fines McDonald's $17,500 For Obese Employee

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SAO PAULO — A Brazilian court ruled this week that McDonald's must pay a former franchise manager $17,500 because he gained 65 pounds (30 kilogr...

McDonald's Lawsuit: Using Toys to Sell Happy Meals

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

This week, CSPI threatened to sue McDonald's unless the company agrees to stop using toys to beguile young children. CSPI contends the practice is unfair and deceptive.