Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been running ads designed to attack Georgia’s childhood obesity epidemic. The campaign is making an impact, but the strong tactics are raising questions whether the negative campaign ads may cause stigmatization.
This is the ABC report about the ads:
Below are two of the ads from the campaign.
After viewing the ads, I decided to search Youtube for other videos about obesity. There are many out there. Below are ones that I thought leave an impression and that can make people think twice about their eating habbits and activity lifestyles.
Childhood Obesity Prevention featuring Shrek
“Measure Up” Australian obesity TVC
‘Break the Habit’ – Chldhood Obesity Ad Austrailia
Childhood Obesity Commercial from the Ulster County Department of Health
USDA Proposes Calorie Limit for School Lunch
Priceless: School Lunch
Lunch Encounters of the Third Kind
Childhood Obesity – Soda
Drinking pure fat – NYC Health Anti-Soda Ad
PHSKC – Sugar-loaded beverages
How much sugar in a can of cola?
Top Ten Obesity Causing Foods (16 minutes but interesting)
Japan vs. USA Diet, Why Japanesse Men and Women Live So Long
Physical activity – It All Adds Up
Let’s Move – Wallet
Get Active Be Active Campaign
QLD Government – Eat Well Be Active Ad
Obesity Commercial (dark humor)
Obesity “Take Care Of That” (Cartoon Version)