A Consumer Survey of Use of Calorie-Posting in a Restaurant: An Analysis of Consumer Characteristics.

Levine, Karen.

Abstract: Obesity in the United States has been described as an epidemic increasing the risk of developing chronic medical diseases, placing a huge burden on the US economy in healthcare costs, and decreasing life expectancy. A recent strategy to combat the high rate of obesity in the US is the requirement of chain restaurants to post calorie information on menus/menu boards to encourage selection... read more

Tufts University. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
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