The Kitchen Think: “Coke-speak”… Translated


A few weeks ago, Mama told y’all about Coca-Cola’s new ad campaign attempting to deflect some of their responsibility for our nation’s epidemic of child and adult obesity.

Well, my good friends at the Center for Science in the Public Interest have taken it upon themselves to, as they put it, translate “Coke-speak into plain, everyday English.”

This is mildly humorous, interesting and, above all, very sad because it is very true. Have a look and let me know what you think:





I’m Christina Chavez

I was a TV journalist for many years, but with a house full of kids I decided to come off the road, go to culinary school and follow my passion for cooking. Mama’s High Strung is all about food… everything from creative recipe ideas to some really cool kitchen gadgets and cooking tips. I live in Chicago, but I love to travel and write about my food discoveries! You can reach me by email: