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Coca-Cola’s new product marketing, “Share a Coke with “insert name here”” has got me thinking. I will admit, initially my thought on the topic was limited to disappointment at the limited chances of finding a can with my name on it. However, I have been pondering, is this marketing strategy an attempt by Coca-Cola to avoid responsibility for the health consequences associated with selling an sugar filled, unhealthy product? Will they attempt to claim that that the suggested serving sizes is half of the container because they are suggesting you share? I have not observed an increase in people sharing their can of Coke. Your thoughts on the issue would be appreciated.
I’m a big fan of your blog and I know you’re busy so I promise this will only take 1 minute.
I am a personal trainer and blogger (www.makeyourbodywork.com) and I’m recruiting the advice of top personal trainers, dieticians, doctors, health and fitness bloggers, etc. to provide their advice for an upcoming article. The question:
“I’ve come so far but I can’t seem to lose these last 10lbs. What should I do?”
Would you be able to provide a 1-sentence answer?
(I’ll link it back to your site)
Thanks so much – I really appreciate it!
In re: to yesterday’s insightful blog post:
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Heard you on Diane Rehm. Well done.
This is a keynote address to an event organized by Encumex at the Banamex Center Auditorium on “Food politics 2014: the implications of obesity for health policy, personal choice, and corporate responsibility. It’s at 9:00 a.m.