Monthly Archive: April 2016

The ‘Eat Less’ Message

With restaurants now posting portion sizes and nutritional data, large food manufacturers are also changing the presentation of their products. We now have a thin version of some cookies or the optional 100 calorie pack of some of our favorites. Even the soda giants have the released a smaller …

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Exercise Required on the food label?

 

Would you eat a certain food if the food label told you how many minutes of a certain exercise it would take to expend those calories consumed? This is quite an innovative concept. The United Kingdom is actually considering placing an ‘activity equivalent’ on the food label to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/fycs/2016/04/08/exercise-required-on-the-food-label/