Plus-sized models in advertising associated with poorer health choices: study

Dec 9, 2015

The increasing use of plus-sized models in advertising campaigns may be contributing to growing rates of obesity, a new study from Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business suggests.


Leanwashing: A Hidden Factor in the Obesity Crisis

Jan 30, 2015

A significant proportion of the global population believe that lack of exercise is a major factor that leads to obesity. Aneel Karnani, Brent McFerran and Anirban Mukhopadhyay explore the role of food and beverage companies in undermining the importance of dietary choices in the obesity debate – a process that has become known as “leanwashing”.