Via the LA Times Booster Shots
“Food menus that carried nutritional labeling would help people choose
healthier foods, health experts have long argued. The early results of
mandatory menu-labeling laws, however, suggest that the well-intended
laws may not have a huge impact on consumer eating habits.”
These results aren’t too surprising. People who don’t care about nutrition wont change habits based on new labels. Those who are already committed to a healthy life make good choices regardless. In fact, without the right mindset, more information doesn’t help. The responsibility for our health and physiques rests squarely on the shoulders of each and every one of us. Not on lawmakers.
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