- 07 Apr
Should food labels include exercise ‘equivalents’?
If your chicken wings had a disclaimer stating “Five chicken wings have about 475 calories. A 150 lb person could burn that off in about 60 minutes of jogging”, would it influence your eating them?
There is a new proposition for “physical activity labels” on food and menu products. While, I do not believe it is realistic, it certainly is fascinating. This touches upon the need for more comprehensive labeling. Most American’s have no clue what calories really mean in relation to their health. At least something like this will take us a step in the right direction….
Read the article here: http://www.cnn.com/2016/04/07/health/food-label-activity-equivalents/index.html