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Nannies’ Attacks On Restaurant Food And Marketing Continues

In reporting on a study showing some teenagers are suffering from problems associated with obesity, CNN correspondent Elizabeth Cohen, without any scientific evidence, places the blame on restaurant food. “All those burgers, fries, and pizzas are filling up teenagers’ stomachs and, perhaps, their arteries as well,” she says. A spokesman from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention makes more unsubstantiated charges against the restaurant industry, saying you can understand why obesity is a problem if you look no further than restaurant marketing and “the hundreds of millions of dollars that advertisers spend to promote fast food and soft drinks.”

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