Adding a calorie count next to each item on a restaurant's menu to fight obesity
A new labeling provision, set to take effect in 2012, will require certain food establishments to post calorie information on menus.
Class discussion: If you were reminded each time you went to buy a Big Mac that the sandwich weighs in at about 540 calories, would you still eat it? Is that a lot of calories? How many calories do you normally consume in a day?
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