Should You Trust Calorie Counts?


New York Times

Should You Trust Calorie Counts?

Richard Williams | Jul 24, 2011

Richard Williams contributed to the New York Times' Room for Debate blog on whether calorie counts really raise awareness about nutrition.

Recent federal legislation requires restaurant labeling. Given that fact, what’s the most effective way for regulation to give consumers information to help them make the choices they desire?

The answer is not calorie labeling.

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