Restaurant Menu Calorie Count Can be Unreliable
- Category: Culture and Media
If you are watching your calories and nutritional intake, be careful in restaurants. Be sure to use your common sense as you evaluate the information on the menu next to your favorite foods. Tufts University researchers are helping us keep track of what's right and what's not.
BOSTON – (January 6, 2010) As a growing number of fast food and chain restaurants display the calorie content of their dishes on websites and menus, a study suggests some of this information may be unreliable.
You need to trust your inner wisdom and sense of reality when reading those menus. Some are accurate and some are not. If the calorie count looks unrealistic, trust your own mind and sensibilities.