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  • Calorie-counting doesn't work if you don't know the calorie count . [scald=40802:kl_image_original_context ... License Counts of calories on fast food menus are, on the surface, a pretty good idea. (Despite, as I've ...
  • ... giving in to my cravings. (Especially in my role as a food ranter here at KCET; catch me in a Mickey D's and I'll probably be ... makes no sense to me, and really has no place in this rant .) So yes, the new calorie count information is good. It ...
  • ...   Think about your last meal from a fast food restaurant, whatever it was. (If your answer is a snide "I never eat ... And then add that newly-created number to your initial calorie guess. That, most likely, is how many calories you actually ...
  • ... well, whatever it is architects use it for). But in the food world, there's one number that stands out above all others: 2,000. ... helpful. The FDA proposed using a single standard of daily calorie intake--2,350 calories per day, based on USDA survey data. The ...
  • ... calories ? Find out how much you know about making smart food choices. Bet you don't think about getting all your day's fat in ... a quiz to find out how much you know about making smart food choices.   Bet you don't think about getting ...
  • ... among other things, attempted to improve the quality of food being offered in schools . And now, after more than two years, the ... on the side with black market sales): Candy bars, high- calorie sports drinks, cookies, cakes, potato chips, and anything else that's ...
  • ... to officially don 2013 as "The Year of ________" in the food world just yet, the smart money has to be on filling that blank with the ... . And just last week we got hit with a double-whammy of calorie listings being wrong and people perhaps eating both horse and ...
  • ... The USDA also helps design some of the biggest dairy calorie bombs on fast food menus. [scald=56866:kl_image_original_context] Photo: ... took up many of the top spots on my Top Ten Worst Fast Food Chains list .) And don't just take my word for it. Take the advice ...
  • ... we're moving to a "Nanny State." Attempts to limit what food stamps can be used on at the grocery store have been heavily criticized. ... more affordable, and requiring restaurants to post calorie counts , also won a big majority of votes. Three-quarters of ...
  • ... but should it be overhauled anyway? Perhaps with the food company's stats? [scald=49108:kl_image_original_context ... sorts of information regarding the product's serving size, calorie count , the amount of fat -- saturated, trans or otherwise -- and ...

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