Study: Menu-labeling law has a small influence on children

10/13/2010 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Research shows that menu labeling has had little effect on Seattle-area normal-weight children but has helped overweight youngsters eat fewer calories. The percentage of parent-and-child pairs who choose the child's meal together increased from 12% to 32%, and the ratio of parents who said they saw the nutritional information in the restaurant doubled.

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