How Coca-Cola Is Influencing Obesity In China

Gizmodo reports Coke may have influenced how China deals with growing rates of obesity among citizens.

Harvard University's Susan Greenhalgh has worked for years to determine all the causes for this high obesity rate.

...Coca-Cola’s influence is global. It has been able to quietly influence the science and policy of chronic disease, including obesity.

The International Life Sciences Institute was founded in the 1970s by a Coca-Cola executive.

ILSI was accused by the World Health Organization of receiving money from the tobacco industry to promote research downplaying the effects of secondhand smoke.

And the ILSI reportedly has a "close-knit" relationship with the Chinese government.

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