Support local restaurants; get fat.

The Globe‘s Daily Dose reports on a Tufts study on calorie counts in mom and pop restaurants: “Small restaurants that don’t report calories appear to be worst restaurants of all,” said study co-author Susan Roberts, director of the energy metabolism laboratory at the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University. “They make fast food look like health food.”

Which offers an excuse to link to this NYTimes video one of my students alerted me to:

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Lesson : Watch out for 700 calorie muffins.


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