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The Leonard Lopate Show

Will New Nationwide Calorie Labeling Rules Change What You Eat?

Thursday, December 04, 2014

The FDA announced nationwide calorie labeling rules for vending machines and chain restaurants. But the results of posting calorie counts do not always lead to healthier choices.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Exploiting the Homeless and Exploring Calorie Counts

Thursday, December 04, 2014

William Hobson investigates a Tampa homeless program, Victoria Tennant on the rise of modern ballet, Elizabeth Gaffney’s new novel, the effects of mandatory calorie counts.

BackStory

WEB EXTRA - Radiation in the Milk! From "Health Nuts"

Friday, November 28, 2014

With the American History Guys

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The Takeaway

FDA to Require New Calorie Count Rules

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The F.D.A. announced today that it will require chain restaurants, movie theaters to post calorie counts on all their food items - including alcoholic beverages.

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Listen to Lucy

Ups and downs of taking the stairs

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Ups and downs of taking the stairs

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Please Explain: Calories

Friday, September 20, 2013

Food is measured in calories. People sometimes count calories and cut calories, and this week’s Please Explain is all about what calories are, how they’re measured, how we burn them, and if they differ from food to food. Joining us are: Dr. Kelly D. Brownell, Dean of the Sanford School of Public Policy and Professor of Public Policy at Duke University. And Russell Rising, Research Associate in the Metabolic Laboratory at the Obesity Research Center at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Calorie Counts

Monday, August 05, 2013

Sarah Nassauer, reporter for the Wall Street Journal, talks about her article “Where the Calories are Hiding,” which looks at calorie counts on menus and the surprising effect that posting calories has on people’s choices.

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