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Calorie counting beneficial

27th July 2011

As UK restaurants start to put calorie information on menus, research in the US has revealed that it does encourage healthy eating, though only in a limited way.

The review of the scheme in New York found that up to one in six people used the information with most reducing their intake. It comes as a total of 32 firms have signed up to displaying calorie information in UK outlets, including fast food chains McDonald's and KFC, as part of the government's “responsibility deal” set out earlier this year.

 

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Article Information

Title: Calorie counting beneficial
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 19235
Date Added: 27th Jul 2011

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