Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, March 7th, 2005
Well, not exactly. The food experts consistently underestimated the 1,550-calorie meal by an average of 685 calories, in a study of 200 dietitians by the Center for Science in the Public Interest and New York University.
"If well-trained food professionals can't accurately estimate calorie content in a plate of food, you can be sure the average consumer is at a loss when looking at a menu," said Claudia Malloy of CSPI in Washington, D.C., which co-sponsored the study and is lobbying to...
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