How Many Calories in that Kids Meal?

Putting nutrition labels on fast food may lead parents to pick lower-calorie meals for their children, researchers say. In a small study, parents ordered about 20 percent fewer calories for their kids when they chose from a menu with nutrition information on it, Dr. Pooja Tandon of the University of Washington and colleagues reported online in the journal Pediatrics. "One hundred calories over time and at a population level is actually a significant amount in terms of being able to avert...Full Story
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