November 20, 2013
Nutritional Menu Labels Making A Difference
A new study led by Drexel University found that nutritional labeling is making a difference in full-service restaurants. In fact, when ordering off a labeled menu, patrons chose food with an average 151 fewer calories, 224 milligrams less sodium and 3.7 less grams of saturated fat. But researchers said they weren’t necessarily doing great. Even consumers who used the labels purchased oversized meals that typically far exceeded what could be considered healthy.
[ Read the Article: People Order Healthier Meals When Menu Has Nutritional Info, At Least In Philadelphia ]