CHOICE IS GOOD
- Corp. chefs stir obesity debate, say customers want high-fat food. Thorn, Bret // Nation's Restaurant News;8/18/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 33, p6
Reports on the impact of the growing number of obesity-based lawsuits on the food service industry in the U.S. Prevalence of restaurants shifting to low-calorie menu offerings; Response of some chefs to the health liability imposed upon them; Evidence to the increasing diet-conscious eaters.
- YOUR TURN: WHO'S TO BLAME? Pond, James // FoodService Director;10/15/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p28
Comments on speculations over the parties responsible for the growth in the number of obesity cases in the U.S. Criticisms received by the food service industry regarding their role in the issue; Difficulties faced by hospital cafeterias in providing healthier options for patients.
- It's not 1984, but 'fat-food' advertising faces taxing dilemma, threat of vanishing altogether. Elan, Elissa // Nation's Restaurant News;8/18/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 33, p25
Editorial. Comments on the possible restrictions on food advertising in the U.S. Impact of the obesity epidemic on the possible restrictions; Economic implications of the proposed restrictions; Average annual spending of the food service industry on marketing and advertising.
- Big companies join Responsibility Deal 'calorie reduction pledge' to combat obesity. // Community Practitioner;May2012, Vol. 85 Issue 5, p7
The article reports that Coca-Cola, Tesco and Subway have signed Responsibility Deal of the U.S. Depart of Health, which aims to reduce calorie to fight obesity.
- Obesity awareness campaign needed, but regulations won't curb fast-food appetite. Matorin, James // Nation's Restaurant News;8/27/2001, Vol. 35 Issue 35, p32
Comments on the obesity awareness plan of the government in the United States. Effect of the plan on the foodservice industry; Feasibility of the plan; Need for restaurants to create healthy menus.
- Prioritizing Healthy. Schilling, Becky // FoodService Director;2/15/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p22
This article reveals that the nutrition therapy department at Gundersen Lutheran Health System in La Crosse, Wisconsin has decided to address the obesity issue by developing the 500 Club which is a program aimed at helping people make healthy food choices. The 500 Club is made up of members,...
- Restaurant Mix Affects Weight Risk. // Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Mar2008, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p3
The article discusses a report on the correlation between the mix of restaurants in an area and the population's risk of obesity. The research showed that the more restaurants in an area, the less the potential patrons were at risk for obesity. The research also found people living in an area...
- Out-of-home food outlets and area deprivation: case study in Glasgow, UK. Macintyre, Sally; McKay, Laura; Cummins, Steven; Burns, Cate // International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition & Physical Activit;2005, Vol. 2, p16
Background: There is a popular belief that out-of-home eating outlets, which typically serve energy dense food, may be more commonly found in more deprived areas and that this may contribute to higher rates of obesity and related diseases in such areas. Methods: We obtained a list of all 1301...
- As Ron Paul Sees It. Paul, Ron // Restaurant Hospitality;Feb2004, Vol. 88 Issue 2, p46
Presents issues that the food service sector should consider in 2004. Obesity crisis; Demand for quality; Concept innovation.