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Letters Calorie labelling on high street

Let them eat cake

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: (Published 23 August 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d5366
  1. Kathryn M Green, general practitioner1
  1. 1Theatre Royal Surgery, Dereham NR19 2EN, UK
  1. greenkathryn1{at}

I wonder how many of the 15% of customers who used the information on calorie content to make healthier choices actually needed to reduce their calorie intake. 1

My own observational study in a local supermarket cafe indicates that only my patients with a body mass index greater than 30, established coronary heart disease, …

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