Recommended Calorie Information on Menus Does Not Improve Consumer Choices, Carnegie Mellon Study Shows-Social and Decision Sciences - Carnegie Mellon University

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Recommended Calorie Information on Menus Does Not Improve Consumer Choices, Carnegie Mellon Study Shows

Carnegie Mellon News

Julie Downs
Julie Downs

Despite the lack of any concrete evidence that menu labels encourage consumers to make healthier food choices, they have become a popular tool for policymakers in the fight against obesity.
Carnegie Mellon University researchers recently put menu labels to the test by investigating whether providing diners with recommended calorie intake information along with the menu items caloric content would improve their food choices.

Read more:  http://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2013/july/july18_menulabeling.html

By: Shilo Rea