iOS app Android app

Fast Food Marketing

Let's Ban Food and Beverage Ads! We Can Eat When We Are Hungry and Drink When We Are Thirsty Like Nature Intended

Jeff Ritterman, MD | Posted 07.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Ritterman, MD

Hunger is nature's way of telling us that we are energy deficient and should eat. The "genius" of advertising is that we eat even when we are not hungry and we do so without even being consciously aware of our eating behavior.

Jillian Berman

The Wink-Wink Philosophy Behind Marketing Fast Food To Stoners

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 04.18.2014 | Business

Do not be shocked if Sunday, 4/20, is a high-sales day for extreme foods like Doritos Locos Tacos and Stacked Grilled Cheeseburgers. That's because 4/...

LOOK: Children And Fast Food Explained In Two Graphs

Posted 11.05.2013 | Healthy Living

Over the past few years, fast food chains have touted the benefits of their healthier options, especially for children. But are all those McDonald's A...

This Video Will Make You Never Want To Eat Fast Food Again

www.upworthy.com | Posted 12.09.2013 | Healthy Living

...

Death Of Colonel Sanders?

CNBC | Martha C. White | Posted 07.22.2013 | Business

CNBC Oh, where are the brand mascots of yesteryear? The Quisps, the Hamburglars, the Colonels who tweaked our fancy and tickled our tastebuds? I...

Dad's Not Lovin' It Either

Josh Golin | Posted 08.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Josh Golin

Systemic change will not happen until we address the vast sums of money and resources corporations like McDonald's spend each year to undermine parents' efforts to instill healthy eating habits in their children.

Let's Tell Big Food to Stop Acting Like Spoiled Kids -- and Stop Inciting Real Kids to Nag for Junk Food

Susan Linn | Posted 10.24.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Linn

As concern about childhood obesity escalates, the barrage of kid-targeted marketing for unhealthy food is increasingly identified as a factor -- not the sole cause, but an important part of the problem -- which could easily be remedied.