Academic journal article Perspectives in Public Health

RSPH Reach over 200 Million with Alcohol Calorie Labelling Campaign

Academic journal article Perspectives in Public Health

RSPH Reach over 200 Million with Alcohol Calorie Labelling Campaign

Article excerpt

New research shows that the majority of the population are unaware a glass of wine has the same number of calories as a slice of pizza. The Royal Society for Public Health Is calling on the drinks Industry and the newly appointed European Union Health Commissioner to Introduce calorie labelling for alcoholic drinks. The call follows newly released research from the RSPH which shows strong public backing for the move and a general lack of awareness among consumers about the calories contained In alcoholic drinks.

In a survey of over 2,000 people, the RSPH research found that over two-thirds (67%) of the public actively supports the addition of calorie labels on packaging of alcohol drinks, over 80% of the public did not know or Incorrectly estimated the calorie content of a large glass (250ml) of wine, and those presented with calorie Information consume on average 400 calories less than those who are oblivious to the calorie content of their drinks (based on a small-scale experiment). …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.