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Calorie Counts on Menu Boards May Help Us Eat Less

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 02.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

It is my hope that when adopted nationwide, requiring chain eating establishments to post calorie counts of our favorite foods will help us make better food choices and order smaller sizes while also encouraging these establishments to market healthier options with fewer calories.

Kay Lost Almost 140 Pounds: 'I Feel Like I've Been Given A Second Chance'

Posted 10.15.2012 | Healthy Living

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Calorie Postings Work For 1 In 6 People: Who Are They?

AP/Huffington Post | By KAREN ZRAICK | Posted 09.26.2011 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK (Associated Press) -- Like any fitness program, it works only if you pay attention to it. A new study on New York City's effort to encoura...

Too Much Calorie Info Will Fatten America Up

Valerie Orsoni | Posted 06.06.2011 | Home
Valerie Orsoni

Has obesity been reduced since complex food labels with calorie and nutrient counts have been imposed on the majority of the foods we buy?

How Much Do Calories Count?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Katz, M.D.

Advice to 'eat less' tends to go over like the proverbial lead balloon. But trading foods that let us eat until full, but that make us full on fewer calories, is another matter entirely.

Adobe's Done With Flash for iPhone/iPad

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Of the decision, Adobe remarked, "The primary goal of Flash has always been to enable cross-browser, platform and device development... This is the exact opposite of what Apple wants."

Calories and Health Care Reform?

Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD

Counting calories as part of health care reform--who knew? But apparently it's there on page 455. There will now be a national effort at posting calorie counts in chain restaurants.

Nutrition Label Lies & Loopholes: Serving Size Sleight of Hand

Tom Venuto | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Venuto

Concerned consumers have been screaming that U.S. labeling laws are full of loopholes and in need of serious revision. The FDA says they're going to do something about it. But will it be enough?