Coke’s Corporate-Funded Research May Send the Wrong Message on Obesity

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The New York Times recently raised important questions on the effects of corporate-funded research and advocacy on public health messages. Global Energy Balance Network is a non-profit organization staffed by influential scientists, but funded by Coca-Cola. The organization has been advancing the message that the obesity epidemic can be simply offset by physical activity, and claims “there’s really virtually no …