Weight Watchers: Exercise Tips on Food Labels Better Than Calorie Count

by Kathy Jones on  April 7, 2013 at 8:48 PM Weight Loss
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It is not always easy to decipher nutritional information in a food package.

People tend to eat more when presented with only calorie counts on the label.
 Weight Watchers: Exercise Tips on Food Labels Better Than Calorie Count
Weight Watchers: Exercise Tips on Food Labels Better Than Calorie Count

A new study from researchers at the University of North Carolina indicates that people make better choices when a menu shows how may miles a person would have to walk, or how many minutes it would take to burn off the calories, Discovery News reported.

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Adding this kind of information to food labels or menus could go a long way to reducing the amount of food a person eats or, at the very least, helping that person make a better decision, the report said.

The study has been published in the journal Appetite.

Source: ANI

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