11/15/2013 10:20 am ET

UK Program Posts Calorie Counts For Taking The Stairs


To fight the war on pudge, the United Kingdom is backing an initiative to label staircases with calorie counts to encourage people to become more active.

The new program, backed by the U.K.'s Department of Health and London Mayor Boris Johnson, was developed by StepJockey and includes an app and website that calculates how many calories are burned by taking the stairs.

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