January 25, 2010

GOOD CHOICES REQUIRE GOOD INFORMATION:

Listing Calories on Fast-Food Menus Cuts Kids' Intake (Steven Reinberg, 1/25/10, HealthDay News)

When nutritional information is available on fast-food restaurant menus, parents are more apt to pick lower-calorie foods for their kids, new research finds.

Often spurred on by legislation, many U.S. restaurant chains are now posting nutrition information about their menu items. But whether this information would translate to healthier eating was unclear.

The new study, conducted with McDonald's menus, suggests that it does.

Posted by Orrin Judd at January 25, 2010 3:24 PM
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