I really don’t like this Nutella commercial. Every time it comes on I can’t help rolling my eyes. What grates me is the way the ad makes this chocolate hazelnut spread sound like a health food. Yeah, it might get your kids to eat whole grain toast and whole wheat waffles, but what about the 21 grams of sugar per serving and the low protein content? You can read the rest of the nutrition facts here.
Granted, I could just be bitter about the fact that I can’t eat hazelnuts (oral allergies are fun—not). But still! Once in a while, I don’t see anything wrong with a sugary treat at breakfast, but kids need adequate nutrition to grow and perform well in school. Sugar just provides calories they could be getting from real food. Bonus points for the glasses of milk at the breakfast table and the bowl of fruit in this commercial, but it still annoys me. Why can’t they show, like, banana slices on top of the toast with Nutella, you know?
What do you think of this commercial? Do you eat Nutella?
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