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Labelling chocolate and crisps with the amount of exercise needed to burn them off shames people into eating 200 less calories a day (so how long would you need to run for to burn off your favourite treat?)

Labelling food and drinks with the amount of exercise needed to burn off the calories inside them encourages healthier choices, research suggests. Scientists worked out that people eat 200 less calories every day when they are exposed to the messages on the packaging. Known as physical activity calorie equivalent or expenditure (PACE), the labels show how many minutes of running and walking are needed to burn off snacks.  Read more....

 

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