Calorie counts on menus to fight obesity

Calorie counts on menus to fight obesity

Calorie counts on menus to fight obesity

“Minister launches voluntary scheme urging food industry to highlight healthy options for diners”

Leading restaurants and takeaway chains would advise customers how many calories were in every dish on their menus under plans being discussed by ministers and the food industry.

The health secretary,Ansdrew Lansley of the UK, wants the information routinely displayed on menus, tables and counters of burger bars and sandwich shops to reduce obesity. He hopes to encourage people to choose healthier options – and so reduce the