Today's Talk: Misleading food labels could lead to more calories

3 years 5 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, April 29 2015 Apr 29, 2015 Wednesday, April 29, 2015 1:16:00 PM CDT April 29, 2015 in News
By: Mark Bergin, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - A new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows that calorie counts on food labels for protein, nuts and other high fiber foods could be overestimated by as much as 25 percent.

KOMU 8 News is talking to a nutritionist at a Columbia GNC, and a personal trainer at Wilson's with a background in nutritional science to see if people in mid-Missouri are impacted.

How important do you think calorie counting is to delivering a wholesome meal?

If the count is off on a food label would it be enough to change your diet?

 

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