By: Michele Wolfson
It’s been said that “Men are from Mars and Women are from Venus” and if you’re a gal who has heard your man’s impatient foot tapping at the bottom of the stairs while you’re trying to get ready to go out for the evening- you might feel that this observation holds water. It’s gotten to a point where I am toying with the idea of forcing my boyfriend to walk around in high heels just for five minutes so he can have a small glimpse of what it’s like to be a woman. Since the thought of an iron meeting one of his shirts is outlandish, I’m guessing that he wouldn’t last 5 seconds.
Do these kinds of differences between men and women make it acceptable for food advertisers to target genders? We’ve heard the phrase “real men don’t eat quiche” and women are usually targeted with diet foods like Lean Cuisine or Weight Watchers, but could it be possible that these gender specific food ads are hindering the health of both sexes? Read More