New York Forces Restaurants to Post Calorie Counts

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New York is now the first city in the country to implement a law forcing chain restaurants to post the calorie count of each food next to the items on their menus.  Here's an example: A McDonald's restaurant sign lists calorie counts July 18, 2008 in New York. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images North America)Read Full Story

Tips for eating less at Fast Food joints

By JBabbel on
No matter how hard you try, you're probably gonig to end up eating fast food sometime during the year.  One problem with fast food is the portion size is much larger then you actually need to get full.  In order to fight this I have a couple suggestions that have worked for meHere thay are:1) Order from the kid's menu2) Share a meal with a friend3) If you're goign to order an adult meal, get the smallest size possible so you won't eb tempted to keep eating excessive food after you are full.4...Read Full Story