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Menus that display activity levels could change eating habits

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Posted at 9:07 PM, Apr 26, 2013
and last updated 2013-04-26 21:07:35-04

Consumers have gotten used to seeing calorie information on their fast food menus, but researchers say it doesn’t seem to change their eating habits. But, what if the menu showed how much exercise you’d need to burn off that hamburger?

It would take about an hour to burn 300 to 400 calories depending on your pace

Researchers found that if the menu also displayed the minutes of walking required to burn off the calories, people ate less.