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Some chain restaurants have been working to reduce the amount of sodium in the foods they serve, but according to a new report from consumer advocacy group the Center For Science in the Public Interest – the average salt reduction by companies is barely significant.
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Consumer groups, scientists, and health-advocacy organizations recently urged the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to consider determining safe limits of high-fructose corn syrup and other forms of sugar in soft drinks.
Each January Americans everywhere are busy making their New Year’s resolutions, resolving to quit that unhealthy smoking habit, stop procrastinating quite so much, or making amends to get into the gym a little more often. But perhaps the most popular resolution has to do with food.
To help educate consumers on its various food and beverage offerings, McDonalds recently announced that locations throughout the U.S. would include calorie information for all items listed on menu boards inside the restaurant and in front of drive-thrus
New York City residents got their fair say Tuesday in Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s proposed ban on the sale of large sodas in area restaurants, movie theaters and other public venues, many supporting the ban as a way to fight obesity, but others opposing the measure, calling it pointless and unfair.
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