New labels would show how long it takes to walk off your favorite food

April 8, 2016 by  
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What if instead of counting calories , you could see how many minutes of running or walking it would take to work off your favorite junk food ? Would you think twice about scarfing down a burger? That’s the idea presented by the UK’s Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) , which suggests “ activity equivalent labeling ” might be a powerful tool to fight obesity . Read the rest of New labels would show how long it takes to walk off your favorite food

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World Bank Report Shows Almost a Third Of All Food Produced is Wasted

March 3, 2014 by  
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Produce Photo from Shutterstock According to the latest issue of the World Bank’s quarterly Food Price Watch , the world loses or wastes one-quarter to one-third of all food produced for human consumption . This shocking statistic means that while much of the world suffers from malnourishment, up 1520 calories per day are thrown away in the developed world. Read the rest of World Bank Report Shows Almost a Third Of All Food Produced is Wasted Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: calories , food price watch , food pricing , food waste , recycling food , world bank        

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Can Transparency on Calories Be a Model for Change?

September 10, 2010 by  
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A new beverage labeling initiative that is starting this fall provides an interesting example of how businesses can change without government mandates or laws . Launched by the American Beverage Association (ABA), Clear on Calories provides a standard disclosure system for the calorie content on the front label of any single-serve beverage item. Participation is not federally enforced but all the big beverage companies, including Coke, Pepsi, Dr Pepper-Snapple Group, and Ne…

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