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Fast food versus fast casual—which has more calories?

(HealthDay)—Fast-food restaurants get a bad rap for menus chockful of high-fat, high-salt foods with little nutrition. But are fast casual and sit-down chains better? The answer may surprise you.

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Oversized meals have been shown to be a factor in obesity

Restaurants frequently serve oversized meals, not only in the United States but also in many other countries, according to a study conducted by an international team of researchers and supported by FAPESP—São Paulo Research ...

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When calorie counts aren't on the menu

(HealthDay)—Over the past few decades, the amount of food Americans eat away from home has increased from 18 percent to 33 percent.

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Large restaurant portions a global problem, study finds

A new multi-country study finds that large, high-calorie portion sizes in fast food and full service restaurants is not a problem unique to the United States. An international team of researchers found that 94 percent of ...

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Why printed calorie counts at restaurants are important

(HealthDay)—May 7, 2018 marked a milestone for public health in the United States. It's the date that mandatory nutrition and calorie information took effect for most chain restaurants, enabling consumers to compare menu ...

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