Checking calories on the menu?
Turkey or tuna sandwich? Tacos or fajitas? Latte or mocha? Calorie labeling—now on menus at chain restaurants with 20 or more locations—lets you cut hundreds of calories with a split-second decision. You’ll now also see calories at chain movie theaters, convenience stores, and supermarkets (which sell prepared foods and bakery items). Yesss! It’s about time. The Center for Science in the Public Interest, Nutrition Action’s publisher, has campaigned for menu labeling for over 15 years. These excerpts from menus show you what to look for (in yellow) and OUR TAKE on what it means.
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