home
RSS
Would you like 2 hours of exercise with that?
April 23rd, 2013
03:03 PM ET

Would you like 2 hours of exercise with that?

You walk into a fast food restaurant and examine the menu. You could get a salad with grilled chicken and dressing on the side. Or you could get a double cheeseburger.

Seeing the calories listed next to each item isn't likely to affect your decision, according to a new study being presented at the Experimental Biology 2013 meeting this week. But seeing the amount of time it would take you to work those calories off at the gym just might.

The study

Researchers at Texas Christian University asked 300 men and women aged 18 to 30 years to purchase food from one of three fast food menus. All of the menus contained the same options, including burgers, chicken tenders, salad, French fries and desserts.

One group's menu had no labels of any kind. The second group's menu was labeled with the total calories in each item. The third group's menu was labeled with the number of minutes of brisk walking it would take someone to burn off the calories in the meal.

The results

People who ordered off the activity-labeled menu ordered 139 fewer calories and consumed 97 fewer calories on average than those who ordered off the menu without labels.

There was no significant difference in the number of calories ordered or consumed between the group that ordered off the calorie-labeled menu and the group that saw no labels. There was also no significant difference between the group that ordered off the activity-labeled menu and the group that ordered off the calorie-labeled menu.

Conclusions

If consumers are aware of the number of minutes they'd have to exercise to work off the calories they are eating, they are more likely to order lower-calorie options. Although the difference in the study results was small, "a 100-calorie reduction on a daily basis could lead to some weight loss over the long term," senior researcher Meena Shah said in an e-mail. Shah mentored the study, conducted by graduate student Ashlei James.

Shah stresses that the results of this study need to be verified by other studies with a more diverse group of participants before policy recommendations can be made about restaurant menu labeling.

Takeaway

Do your research before ordering. "Readers should become aware of the amount of exercise it would take to burn the food calories consumed and make appropriate food choices," Shah said. "It would not be feasible for most people to exercise for one to two hours a day in order to burn the calories from a very high-calorie food item."


soundoff (999 Responses)
  1. IKimediumb#randeom[a..z]b

    community resources synonym community america debit card , ivermectin pills ivermectin tablets for sale social benefits. community first credit union greenville hours friends gif . followers emoji buy ivermectin for humans , positive reinforcement schedule positive affirmations while sleeping community bank interlaken ny environments mdpi Canada cfa16ee , positive x positive equals , followers not showing on instagram .

    June 17, 2021 at 06:19 | Report abuse | Reply
  2. RV Repair Places Near Me

    https://cse.google.com.tr/url?q=https://scotland.gov.uk

    June 17, 2021 at 07:19 | Report abuse | Reply
  3. RV Repair Seal Beach

    https://www.infotiger.com/addurl.html?url=ocrvcenter.com/rv-repair-shop-winnetka-california/

    June 17, 2021 at 10:49 | Report abuse | Reply
  4. Camper Repair Near Me

    Saved as a favorite, I like your site!

    https://jimwrightonline.com/php/tcpdf_php4/serverData.php?a%5B%5D=<a+href=https://ocrvcenter.com/class-b-collision-repair-shop-near-me/

    June 17, 2021 at 12:21 | Report abuse | Reply
  5. xem bong da truc tuyen binh luan tieng viet

    Coi Trực Tiếp đá Bóngthvl truc tiepTheo thể thức thi đấu, đội thắng ở cặp đấu này sẽ giành tấm vé đến Lithuania vào ngày hội bóng đá lớn nhất thế giới cho futsal. Tuyển futsal Việt Nam bước vào trận play-off lượt đi tranh vé dự play-off World Cup 2021 với sự tự tin. Tuy vậy, HLV Phạm Minh Giang bày tỏ, toàn đội ko ngán Lebanon song sẽ tìm cách để khắc chế sức mạnh của đối thủ bởi trên băng ghế huấn luyện là nhà cầm quân Ramiro Lopez, người từng dẫn dắt futsal Tây Ban Nha.|Dựa vào lịch tranh tài, quý khách rất có thể chuẩn bị xếp làm việc

    https://questiontime.info/detail/thi-truong-chuyen-nhuong-mua-dong-107004.html

    June 17, 2021 at 13:08 | Report abuse | Reply
  6. frozen yogurt near me

    Itís hard to find experienced people in this particular subject, but you sound like you know what youíre talking about! Thanks

    https://ww5.libdd.com/__media__/js/netsoltrademark.php?d=masternearme.com/

    June 17, 2021 at 13:56 | Report abuse | Reply
  7. bakery near me

    http://storeit4less.com/__media__/js/netsoltrademark.php?d=www.bjsnearme.com/

    June 17, 2021 at 14:18 | Report abuse | Reply
  8. drive thru near me

    I couldnít resist commenting. Very well written!

    http://vkrugudruzei.ru/x/outlink?url=https://quotenearme.com/

    June 17, 2021 at 14:43 | Report abuse | Reply
  9. shoe store near me

    Oh my goodness! Incredible article dude! Thank you so much, However I am encountering issues with your RSS. I donít know why I can't subscribe to it. Is there anyone else having similar RSS problems? Anyone that knows the answer can you kindly respond? Thanks!!

    http://www.beachouse.com/__media__/js/netsoltrademark.php?d=bestlocalnearme.com/

    June 17, 2021 at 15:41 | Report abuse | Reply
  10. IKimediumb#randeom[a..z]v

    followers zoomer community bible church san diego , pills ivermectin ivermectin for humans for sale community action marion ohio. positive feedback loop medical definition positive correlation other word . positive correlation other term ivermectin for humans , community support advocates jobs friends joey tribbiani planning process elements pmp community action partnership weatherization program US ee25e92 , communityamerica credit union phone number , community america atm limit .

    June 17, 2021 at 16:09 | Report abuse | Reply
  11. muffler shop near me

    http://pinxmas.com/source/bulknearme.com/

    June 17, 2021 at 16:16 | Report abuse | Reply
  12. co tuong zingplay

    Coi Trực Tiếp Viettel Vs Bình Dương Tại V League 2021 Ở Kênh Nào? danh baiĐội tuyển chọn Việt Nam chỉ cần thiết một kết quả hòa có bàn thắng để lần loại hai góp mặt trên World Cup futsal. Nhưng, nhằm làm được như vậy

    https://sshuebner.org/

    June 17, 2021 at 16:28 | Report abuse | Reply
  13. bank of america atm near me

    Good post. I learn something totally new and challenging on blogs I stumbleupon every day. It will always be exciting to read through content from other writers and use something from other web sites.

    http://www.mysizeonline.com/__media__/js/netsoltrademark.php?d=masternearme.com

    June 17, 2021 at 18:33 | Report abuse | Reply
  14. texas roadhouse near me

    http://haylesandhowe.net/__media__/js/netsoltrademark.php?d=bestshopnearme.com/

    June 17, 2021 at 22:15 | Report abuse | Reply
  15. cafe near me

    Greetings, I do believe your site could possibly be having internet browser compatibility issues. When I look at your website in Safari, it looks fine however when opening in I.E., it's got some overlapping issues. I simply wanted to give you a quick heads up! Apart from that, excellent website!

    http://swiss-travel.com/__media__/js/netsoltrademark.php?d=bestshopnearme.com/

    June 18, 2021 at 03:59 | Report abuse | Reply
  16. sheetz near me

    https://iccadata.iccaworld.com/icca/linklog/linkref.cfm?user=member&goto=https://reviewnearme.com/

    June 18, 2021 at 07:53 | Report abuse | Reply
  17. RV Repair Places Near Me

    This is a really good tip particularly to those fresh to the blogosphere. Simple but very precise infoÖ Thank you for sharing this one. A must read article!

    http://www.freedback.com/thank_you.php?u=https://www.ocrv.pro/5th-wheel-trailer-collision-repair-shop-near-me

    June 18, 2021 at 11:46 | Report abuse | Reply
  18. best bathroom remodeling companies

    http://damiene58k7.free-blogz.com/48225558/new-step-by-step-map-for-2500-sprinter-van-repair

    June 18, 2021 at 12:12 | Report abuse | Reply
  19. home construction contractors near me

    http://israelt03w1.affiliatblogger.com/52100105/about-generator-repair

    June 18, 2021 at 12:41 | Report abuse | Reply
  20. RV Repair Shops Near My Location

    Oh my goodness! Awesome article dude! Thanks, However I am having problems with your RSS. I donít know the reason why I cannot subscribe to it. Is there anybody getting identical RSS issues? Anybody who knows the answer can you kindly respond? Thanks!!

    http://emex.ru/error?url=http://ocrvcenter.com/rv-repair-shop-fontana-california

    June 18, 2021 at 13:52 | Report abuse | Reply
  21. RV Repair Near Me

    An outstanding share! I've just forwarded this onto a co-worker who had been doing a little research on this. And he actually ordered me breakfast because I found it for him... lol. So allow me to reword this.... Thank YOU for the meal!! But yeah, thanks for spending time to discuss this matter here on your internet site.

    http://www.admin.kpsearch.com/active/admin/customer/customer_email1_birthday.asp?item=&chname=gnc&strhomeurl=http://www.ocrvcenter.com/industrial-vehicle-collision-repair-shop-near-me/&ch=283085

    June 18, 2021 at 14:16 | Report abuse | Reply
  22. RV Repair Near My Location

    I absolutely love your blog.. Excellent colors & theme. Did you develop this website yourself? Please reply back as Iím trying to create my own blog and would love to find out where you got this from or just what the theme is named. Kudos!

    https://earth-policy.org/?URL=https://ocrvcenter.com/rv-repair-shop-arcadia-california

    June 18, 2021 at 15:11 | Report abuse | Reply
  23. RV Repair Shop Near Me

    https://www.community.nxp.com/t5/custom/page/page-id/ExternalRedirect?url=www.ocrvcenter.com/rv-repair-near-me-2/

    June 18, 2021 at 20:12 | Report abuse | Reply
  24. dog grooming near me

    Saved as a favorite, I really like your blog!

    http://www.he-web.com/rank.cgi?mode=link&id=6111&url=https://bestshopnearme.com/

    June 18, 2021 at 20:16 | Report abuse | Reply
  25. Camper Repair Near Me

    I used to be able to find good info from your blog posts.

    http://www.ci.pittsburg.ca.us/redirect.aspx?url=http://ocrvcenter.com/rv-repair-shop-murrieta-california

    June 18, 2021 at 21:10 | Report abuse | Reply
  26. RV Repair Places Near Me

    https://blog.so-net.ne.jp/_pages/mobile/step/index?u=http://www.ocrvcenter.com/rv-cabinet-repair-near-me

    June 18, 2021 at 21:52 | Report abuse | Reply
  27. RV Repair Huntington Beach

    Howdy! I could have sworn Iíve visited this site before but after browsing through some of the posts I realized itís new to me. Regardless, Iím definitely happy I came across it and Iíll be bookmarking it and checking back frequently!

    https://www.es.paltalk.com/client/webapp/client/External.wmt?url=www.ocrv.today/rv-repair-shop-grand-terrace-california

    June 18, 2021 at 22:06 | Report abuse | Reply
  28. Camper Repair Places Near Me

    There is definately a lot to learn about this topic. I like all of the points you made.

    https://lnfcu.com/helpers/choice.asp?h=http://ocrvcenter.com/rv-service-near-me

    June 19, 2021 at 02:29 | Report abuse | Reply
  29. RV Repair Santa Ana

    https://www.girisimhaber.com/redirect.aspx?url=https://www.ocrvcenter.com/class-b-collision-repair-shop-near-me/

    June 19, 2021 at 05:15 | Report abuse | Reply
  30. logo k+

    Link Coi Trực Tiếp đá Bóng Futsal Việt Nam Vs Lebanon Vòng Chủng Loại World Cuprank fo4Xem đá bóng trực tuyến Trực tiếp Odd BK vs Sarpsborg, 20h ngày 24/5, giải VĐQG Na Uy. Xem lịch vạc sóng trực tiếp đá bóng EURO thời điểm hôm nay được Webthethao update chủ yếu xác nhất.

    https://virandoamor.com/detail/90-phuttv-101528.html

    June 19, 2021 at 05:21 | Report abuse | Reply
  31. dollar general near me

    This site was... how do you say it? Relevant!! Finally I've found something which helped me. Appreciate it!

    http://primalbond.com/__media__/js/netsoltrademark.php?d=www.nearmyspot.com

    June 19, 2021 at 06:39 | Report abuse | Reply
  32. RV Repair Shops Nearby

    http://meetme.com/apps/redirect/?url=www.ocrv.mobi/digger-truck-collision-repair-shop-near-me/

    June 19, 2021 at 06:39 | Report abuse | Reply
  33. Sprinter Repair Orange County

    I need to to thank you for this fantastic read!! I absolutely enjoyed every bit of it. I have got you saved as a favorite to look at new stuff you postÖ

    http://www.bing.com/news/apiclick.aspx?ref=FexRss&aid=&url=https://ocrvcenter.com/rv-repair-shop-la-mirada-california/

    June 19, 2021 at 07:10 | Report abuse | Reply
  34. RV Repair Shops Near My Location

    Having read this I thought it was very informative. I appreciate you finding the time and effort to put this informative article together. I once again find myself spending a lot of time both reading and leaving comments. But so what, it was still worthwhile!

    http://local.katc.com/__media__/js/netsoltrademark.php?d=ocrv.me/rv-slide-out-repair-near-me/

    June 19, 2021 at 08:05 | Report abuse | Reply
  35. RV Repair Orange County

    I absolutely love your site.. Very nice colors & theme. Did you develop this website yourself? Please reply back as Iím hoping to create my very own site and would like to know where you got this from or what the theme is called. Cheers!

    https://paeria.cat/ang/ajuntament/noticies.asp?Detall=True&IdNoticia=21087&Dia=-1&Mes=-1&Any=2014&IdDepartament=-1&Consulta=False&PaginaAnterior=https://ocrvcenter.com/rv-repair-shop-gardena-california

    June 19, 2021 at 09:37 | Report abuse | Reply
  36. RV Repair Shops Nearby

    https://pt-br.paltalk.com/client/webapp/client/External.wmt?url=http://ocrvmotorsports.com/motorhome-blinds-repair-near-me/

    June 19, 2021 at 10:42 | Report abuse | Reply
  37. RV Repair Santa Ana

    An outstanding share! I have just forwarded this onto a colleague who has been doing a little homework on this. And he actually bought me lunch due to the fact that I found it for him... lol. So allow me to reword this.... Thanks for the meal!! But yeah, thanx for spending the time to discuss this topic here on your blog.

    https://channel.iezvu.com/share/UnboxingyanálisisdeChromecast2?page=http://www.ocrvcenter.com/rv-repair-shop-west-covina-california

    June 19, 2021 at 13:16 | Report abuse | Reply
  38. RV Repair

    https://www.vi.paltalk.com/client/webapp/client/External.wmt?url=https://ocrvcenter.com/rv-repair-shop-los-angeles-california

    June 19, 2021 at 13:45 | Report abuse | Reply
  39. boost mobile near me

    An interesting discussion is worth comment. I do believe that you should write more on this topic, it may not be a taboo subject but generally people do not talk about these topics. To the next! All the best!!

    http://devinl71p9.imblogs.net/50981670/the-car-repair-diaries

    June 19, 2021 at 16:20 | Report abuse | Reply
  40. RV Repair California

    Your style is so unique compared to other folks I have read stuff from. I appreciate you for posting when you have the opportunity, Guess I'll just book mark this site.

    http://dereferer.org/?http://ocrvcenter.com/rv-repair-shop-san-clemente-california/

    June 19, 2021 at 16:50 | Report abuse | Reply
  41. RV Repair Near Me

    Hi there, I do think your website may be having internet browser compatibility problems. When I look at your website in Safari, it looks fine however, when opening in I.E., it has some overlapping issues. I simply wanted to provide you with a quick heads up! Besides that, wonderful blog!

    http://telemail.jp/_pcsite/?des=015660&gsn=0156603&url=www.ocrvmotorcoaches.com/rv-sound-system-repair-near-me/

    June 19, 2021 at 18:27 | Report abuse | Reply
  42. RV Repair Shop

    An intriguing discussion is worth comment. I do think that you ought to publish more about this subject matter, it might not be a taboo subject but generally people don't talk about these issues. To the next! Best wishes!!

    https://fkteplice.cz/media_show.asp?type=2&url_back=ocrvcenter.com/refrigerator-truck-collision-repair-shop-near-me

    June 19, 2021 at 23:33 | Report abuse | Reply
  43. RV Repair Near Me

    http://www.triathlon.org/?URL=https://ocrvcenter.biz/rv-repair-shop-grand-terrace-california/

    June 19, 2021 at 23:58 | Report abuse | Reply
  44. Internet Marketing Experts

    This is a topic which is close to my heart... Thank you! Where are your contact details though?

    http://bissell-companies.com/__media__/js/netsoltrademark.php?d=http://affordableranking.com

    June 20, 2021 at 01:24 | Report abuse | Reply
  45. Digital Marketing Specialist

    https://8wu.chicagonewconstruction.net/__media__/js/netsoltrademark.php?d=https://www.affordableranking.com

    June 20, 2021 at 01:27 | Report abuse | Reply
  46. Video Marketing Agencies

    Hi, I do think this is an excellent website. I stumbledupon it 😉 I will revisit yet again since I book marked it. Money and freedom is the best way to change, may you be rich and continue to help other people.

    https://daynite.com/__media__/js/netsoltrademark.php?d=www.https://affordableranking.com/

    June 20, 2021 at 04:33 | Report abuse | Reply
  47. Ilene Willer

    I should add that I'm not that technical, so a solution that is easy to use would be more appropriate of the two. . . The website will work in a similar way to gumtree's classified ads. If this is possible would I also be able to add a charging mechanism for the ads using Joomla or WordPress.. . Any help would be much appreciated.. . Many thanks..

    https://twitter.com/katekdesigns

    June 20, 2021 at 07:41 | Report abuse | Reply
  48. Ilda Luczki

    Hi, I believe your web site may be having browser compatibility issues. When I take a look at your website in Safari, it looks fine but when opening in IE, it has some overlapping issues. I just wanted to provide you with a quick heads up! Apart from that, wonderful site!

    http://www.creativecommons.org/choose/results-one?field_attribute_to_url=http://www.bestlocalnearme.com/

    June 20, 2021 at 11:53 | Report abuse | Reply
  49. Adan Gottula

    Wonderful article! We will be linking to this particularly great post on our site. Keep up the good writing.

    http://pantybucks.com/galleries/hpf/64/clair/index.php?link=wifimind.com

    June 20, 2021 at 14:58 | Report abuse | Reply
  50. Philip Fitting

    https://lcu.hlcommission.org/lcu/pages/auth/forgotPassword.aspx?Returnurl=thelawofsuccesscoach.com

    June 20, 2021 at 15:04 | Report abuse | Reply
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

Post a comment


 

CNN welcomes a lively and courteous discussion as long as you follow the Rules of Conduct set forth in our Terms of Service. Comments are not pre-screened before they post. You agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Service.

Advertisement
About this blog

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the latest stories from CNN Chief Medical Correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen and the CNN Medical Unit producers. They'll share news and views on health and medical trends - info that will help you take better care of yourself and the people you love.