The Truth Behind Calorie Labels

The Truth Behind Calorie Labels

Casey Neistat from the New York Times took five items from chain restaurants and convenience stores in New York City to compared the actual calories of the food to what’s listed on the nutrition facts.

Neistat grabbed a tofu sandwich, a muffin, a Subway sandwich, a Starbucks Frappuccino and a Chipotle burrito. Then he brought the items to food scientists at the New York Obesity Nutrition Research Center at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center to test each food’s caloric content.

Watch the short video on calories below to find out what each company’s excuse for having more calories is.


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