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Healthy Discussion: TV Activist Points Finger at Ad Content

In “The Advertising Diet: Why ads aren’t to blame for America’s obesity problems” [Adweek, Dec. 3], Professor Paul Kurnit is right to state that parents have a big responsibility, but CEO Paul Kurnit is way too humble when it comes to the impact the advertising industry has when it comes to selling products to children and their parents.

A Twinkie today is not what it was back in the 1970s.

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