Most Americans Favor Labeling Calories on Menus: Poll

For many Americans, the New Year means resolutions to watch what they eat. Now a new poll shows Americans want more information about what they are eating.
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For many Americans, the New Year means resolutions to watch what they eat. Now a new poll shows Americans want more information about what they are eating. According to a recent Associated Press-GfK poll, most Americans favor labeling calories on menus in fast food and sit-down restaurants. More than half of Americans say they already have enough information at restaurants to decide whether they are making a healthy purchase. But they want even more. More than 50% of Americans favor requiring fast food restaurants to post calorie amounts on menus, and calorie postings at sit-down restaurants. They also favor the labels at prepared food counters at grocery stores. The poll showed women and Democrats to be the most supportive of labeling calories.