Did you hear the story about obesity being caused by a simple energy imbalance and a lack of exercise? And that soft drinks do not cause obesity? Turns out that the few “scientists” who still say this are often on Coca Cola’s payroll.
- NYT: Coca-Cola Funds Scientists Who Shift Blame for Obesity Away From Bad Diets
- The Independent: Coca-Cola caught funding scientists who deflect blame for obesity away from sugary drinks
Obesity is a hormonal disorder. Soft drinks raise insulin, our main fat-storing hormone. You cannot outrun a bad diet.