Many U.S. diners underestimate calorie content in fast-food meals

05/23/2013 | USA Today · HealthDay News

One-fourth of about 3,400 adults, teens and parents of school-age children underestimated the calorie content of the meals they ordered in fast-food restaurants by at least 500 calories, according to a study in BMJ. Teen diners underestimated the number of calories found in their meals by an average of 259 calories, while parents' estimated calorie count of their children's meals was 175 calories too low.

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