The effects of calorie information on food selection and intake

@article{Girz2012TheEO,
  title={The effects of calorie information on food selection and intake},
  author={Laura Girz and Janet Polivy and Carolyn P Herman and H Lee},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2012},
  volume={36},
  pages={1340-1345}
}
Objectives:To examine the effects of calorie labeling on food selection and intake in dieters and non-dieters, and to explore whether expectations about food healthfulness moderate these effects.Methods:Participants were presented with a menu containing two items, a salad and a pasta dish. The menu had (a) no calorie information, (b) information that the salad was low in calories and the pasta was high in calories, (c) information that the salad was high in calories and the pasta was low in… CONTINUE READING
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