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Better Than Calorie Counts Alone: Advice That Could Help People Make Better Choices

A new study has found out that food labels that show the amount of exercise needed to work off the calories might be something easier to understand than calorie counts alone. So from food labels, are we now moving to exercise labels?

Dr. John Torres explains, “Right now, food labels show you calories and nutrients. For a lot of people, that seems a bit confusing, and people frankly don’t even really look at labels all that much, and it hasn’t been effective at weight loss tools across the country and across the world. And so these researchers in the UK actually looked into this and said, ‘What if we, instead of add calories, added the amount of exercise you need to burn off those calories?’”

More details about this over at Today.

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