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Can food labels telling consumers the level of exercise needed to burn off calories help cut obesity?

Researchers say food labels that tell consumers how much exercise they would need to do to burn off the calories in the product would help cut obesity. A team at Loughborough University looked at 14 studies, says this type of labelling could cut about 200 calories from a person's daily average in take. You & Yours speaks to Dr Michael Mosley about the research, and asks the Food and Drink Federation if it would support this sort of initiative.

First broadcast on You & Yours, 11 December 2019

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