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What If We Based Our Food Choices On This Simple Question

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A new federal law will soon require chain restaurants, grocery stores, coffee shops, gas stations, and even movie theatres to post calorie counts in prominent positions. The lawmakers claim that the reason for this new legislation, which took effect the last week of May, is to help Americans eat “healthier” and “make better food choices.” I’m putting these two concepts in quotations because I’m just not buying what they’re selling. This law is unnecessary at best and damaging at worst. Here’s why.