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Calorie Counts in Restaurant Menus

November 13, 20159 min
Why might restaurants that list their calorie counts have fewer calories?In a hope to help consumers like you keep an eye on healthier eating, many fast food chains and restaurants have been adding calorie and nutrition information on their menus.Recent research from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that restaurants that list calorie counts on their menus have an average of 140 fewer calories per item than those that don't list calorie information.What else did the researchers find when restaurants listed calorie counts on their menus?Listen in as Julia Wolfson, MPP, shares the study that was published in Health Affairs and if calorie counts can help you lose weight.

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