Study finds menus' calorie counts can be confusing

02/24/2012 | United Press International

Columbia University nursing students analyzed calorie counts for 200 menu items at fast-food restaurants in New York City's Harlem neighborhood and found that while most complied with the city's nutrition-label law, the counts were not always useful. The study in the Journal of Urban Health found that calorie counts for individual servings were easy to understand, but not those for meals that served more than person.

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