AMA head says McDonald's, Coca-Cola being 'demonised'

Coca-Cola and McDonald's are being demonised in the obesity debate when too many people are making "bad decisions about the food they put into their mouths", the AMA president has said.

Dr Michael Gannon said Australia's low levels of health literacy meant the public were being seduced by fad diets, herbal remedies and quackery.

“Too often we hear the demonisation of Coca-Cola, we see the demonisation of McDonald's, when people make bad decisions about the