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Health Evidence hosted a 60 minute webinar examining the effectiveness of menu labelling on reducing energy consumption. Click here for access to the audio recording for this webinar: https://youtu.be/ju5uucv3dEE
Sofia Lourenço and Jodie Anne Littlewood from the Danish Cancer Society led the session and presented findings from their recent review:
Littlewood J, Lourenço S, Iversen C, & Hansen G. (2016).Menu labelling is effective in reducing energy ordered and consumed: A systematic review and meta-analysis of recent studies. Public Health Nutrition, 19(12), 2106-2121.
Menu labelling is a tool to inform consumers of energy content of meals in the eating-out environment and help consumers make informed decisions. This review examines the effectiveness of menu labelling to reduce energy consumption. Fifteen studies, including 17, 859 participants are included in this review. Evidence suggests that menu labelling reduces overall energy consumed and ordered in the eating-out environment. This webinar examined the effectiveness of menu labelling to reduce energy consumed in the eating-out environment.