Business View Magazine | April 2019

6 APRIL/MAY 2019 Opening Lines I n today’s busy world, Americans are eating and drinking about one third of their calories away from home. In gen- eral, foods prepared away from home provide more calories, sodium, and saturat- ed fat than meals consumed at home. This makes it important to know your options, so you can make the best food choices for you and your family when eating out. To help consumers know the calories in foods when eating out, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued regulations in 2018 requiring that calorie information be provided on many chain restaurant menus and menu boards. You may have already noticed calorie information when eating out. Celebrate National Nutrition Month by using calorie information to make better food choices when dining out. Why Calories Matter To achieve or maintain a healthy body weight, balance the number of calories you eat and drink with the number of calories you burn. With calorie information becom- Look for Calorie Information When Eating Out