8/31/2015 – Will Mandating ‘Healthy Happy Meals’ Solve Childhood Obesity?

Aug 31, 2015 Comments Off by

Last year, a member of the New York City council proposed the “Healthy Happy Meals” bill, which if passed would require that fast-food meals marketed to children comply with several nutritional guidelines, including that they contain no more than 500 calories worth of food. It’s one of many legislative moves meant to counteract childhood obesity by taking direct aim at McDonald’s Corp. and other fast-food chains.

But will it make a dent in the obesity epidemic? A study out today is sure to fuel the ongoing debate.

Read the full article at Forbes.

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