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2013-03-14 16:17:13

A little-noticed provision of the Affordable Care Act requires all chain restaurants and retail food establishments with 20 or more locations to list calorie counts on their menus. But according to research co-written by a University of Illinois agricultural economist, numeric calorie labels might not be the most effective way to influence patrons to select “healthier” (often interpreted as lower-calorie) items. Brenna Ellison, a professor of agricultural and consumer...

Fast Food Consumption In US On Decline
2013-02-21 13:47:57

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new federal health survey, Americans are including fewer fast food calories in their diet than they did just a decade ago. This report comes on the heels of another recent study which indicated that US children are eating fewer calories than they did 10 years ago. Based on data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), federal researchers showed that adults took in about 11 percent of...

Nutrition Labeling Helps Guide Consumers
2013-01-23 19:06:25

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study suggests changing nutrition labeling could help guide consumers to making better dietary choices. The Nutrition Facts label first came into being 20 years ago, helping consumers see important information like serving size, calories per serving, nutrients per serving, etc. However, research shows consumers miscalculate the number of calories and the nutritional content of products that have two or more servings per...

2013-01-09 05:03:04

Phen375 now comes in a new and improved version with a perfect combination of natural components like Trimethylxanthine and enzyme boosters to burn away large amounts of body fat and eliminating the problem of muscle deterioration often suffered by dieters. Jackson, Mississippi, USA (PRWEB) January 08, 2013 Many studies show that phen375 will actually work. After scientists created Phen375, they spent quite a bit of time researching how well it worked. They determined that the normal person...

Fast Food Menus Are Not Getting Any Lighter
2012-11-14 11:11:04

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The debate on fast food has come some way since the beginning of its inception. These fast food stops may be known for their greasy goodness like French fries and hamburgers, but they have worked to provide healthier options for their customers. Gone are the fatty, fried dishes; instead, there is lighter fare, including salads and fresh fruits, and calorie counts on menus. However, researchers believe that these minor changes are...

2012-10-10 13:08:32

More efficient use of the food production chain and a decrease in the amount of food losses will dramatically help maintaining the planet's natural resources and improve people's lives. Researchers in Aalto University have proved a valid estimation, for the first time, for how many people could be fed with reducing food losses. The world's population is an estimated seven billion people. An additional one billion can be fed from our current resources, if the food losses could be halved....

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