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Study: Menu labeling leads to baby steps toward healthier eating

Study: Menu labeling leads to baby steps toward healthier eating

Source: KOMO TV

Seattle & King County Public Health partnered with Seattle Children’s Hospital researchers to study the impact menu labeling might have on consumer behaviors. Eighteen months after King County chain restaurants were required to post nutrition information, customers are eating fewer calories. Dr. Brian Saelens, of Seattle Children’s Research Institute, is quoted in this article.

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