Diners order less when they know how much exercise would be needed to burn off their meal

Struggling to say no to dessert We make healthier food choices if we see how much EXERCISE it takes to burn off a meal Diners choose less calories when shown exercise needed to burn it off But knowing calories in food does not affect calories we eat at restaurants By Nick Mcdermott, Science Reporter PUBLISHED: 19:04 GMT, 23 April 2013 | UPDATED: 02:30 GMT, 24 April 2013 For those of us that struggle to say no to dessert, a reminder of the consequences might help us when we need to resist temptation. Researchers found that when diners were shown the amount of exercise needed to burn off an item of food on a menu, they chose a less calorific option. However if they were simply provided with nutritional data, they failed to opt for healthier selections.

Britain"s biggest cereal brands contain 30% more sugar than same products in US

Britain's biggest cereal brands contain 30% more sugar than same products in U.S. Kellogg’s Special K has 17g per 100g compared to 13g in USCheerios have 21.5g of sugar per 100g but in America it is only 4gAlpen has 15% more sugar in UK than in the USGovernment asks companies to commit to obesity pledges By James Black PUBLISHED: 18:37 GMT, 13 January 2013 | UPDATED: 20:45 GMT, 14 January 2013 Breakfast cereals sold in Britain contain as much as 30 per cent more sugar than the same products in the United States