Food labels should include exercise needed to burn off calories, U.K. researchers suggest – Health – CBC News

English: Cheeseburger 20 years ago had 333 cal...

English: Cheeseburger 20 years ago had 333 calories well a modern cheeseburger contains 590 calories. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

CBC reports that many people find nutritional labels confusing and easy to ignore, but a group of public health researchers in Britain is suggesting that wouldn’t be the case if the labels contained simple graphics showing how much exercise it would take to burn off the calories the labels are trying to warn you about.

Source: Food labels should include exercise needed to burn off calories, U.K. researchers suggest – Health – CBC News

Personally, I think that this is a good idea. I wonder if it will be picked up by governments concerning with rising obesity levels?

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