The calorie delusion: Why food labels are wrong – health – 15 July 2009 – New Scientist

The calorie delusion: Why food labels are wrong – health – 15 July 2009 – New Scientist: “STANDING in line at the coffee shop you feel a little peckish. So what will you choose to keep you going until lunchtime? Will it be that scrumptious-looking chocolate brownie or perhaps a small, nut-based muesli bar. You check the labels: the brownie contains around 250 kilocalories (kcal), while the muesli bar contains more than 300. Surprised at the higher calorie count of what looks like the healthy option, you go for the brownie.”

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