Value of restaurant nutrition info

Value of restaurant nutrition info

Mandating calorie labeling on restaurant menus does not promise Americans will use it.

GRABBING a meal at one of the nation's 990,000 restaurants has become a common activity for Americans, with two in five consumers claiming that dining at restaurants is an essential part of their lifestyle.

Yet, dining out often means eating meals with a higher calorie count than meals prepared at home.

Getting Americans to be more aware of nutrition information before making food choices — no matter where the food is prepar

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