Food labels showing exercise options ‘better’ than listing calories

Telling people how much exercise they need to do to burn off food and drink could be more effective at encouraging healthier choices than simply listing the calories, a study has claimed.
Physical activity calorie equivalent or expenditure (Pace) food labelling tells consumers how many minutes or miles of exercise they need to do to burn off the calories in a particular product.
The Royal Society for Public Health has called for Pace labelling to replace the current system, where calories and nutritional content are listed.
The authors said this is having a limited effect on changing... read more

 
11 December 2019 in Health, Views: 55
Source: Scotsman
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