Attacking the obesity epidemic: The potential health benefits of providing nutrition information in restaurants.

Requiring restaurants to present nutrition information on menus is under consideration as a potential way to slow the increasing prevalence of obesity. Using a survey methodology, we examined how accurately consumers estimate the nutrient content of typical restaurant meals. Based on these results, we then conducted an experiment to address how the provision of nutrition Information on menus influences purchase intentions and reported preferences.

Main Author: Burton, Scot.
Other Authors: Creyer, Elizabeth., Kees, Jeremy., Huggins, Kyle.
Language: English
Published: 2006
Online Access: http://ezproxy.villanova.edu/login?url=https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:177622