If you have eaten out recently you may have noticed that more and more restaurants are now posting calories on menus. Beginning in May 2018, the FDA set in place a policy requiring restaurants with more than 20 locations to clearly list the calorie count of food items. This policy change hopes to encourage consumers … Read More

As part of the Affordable Care Act, chain restaurants with more than 20 locations will soon be required to post calorie information for menu items. Many already do this. There is an ongoing debate over whether this information is used by customers and if they actually buy foods with fewer calories? A study surveyed customers after … Read More

Chain restaurants like Cheesecake Factory, Burger King and Applebee’s are often blamed for serving too many calories in an average meal. Smaller independent restaurants, that make up better than 50% of all restaurants in the US, are not subjected to regulations that require posting calorie information. Researcher examined meals eaten at local, smaller restaurants – … Read More