Nutrition Labelling on Menus
Have you ever noticed the nutrient content of menu items in your favorite restaurant? Beginning in 2018, restaurants and food establishments that are part of a chain are required to provide calorie information on standard menu items. In addition, food establishments must provide other important nutrition information including: total calories; grams fat; grams saturated fat; grams trans-fat; milligrams of cholesterol; milligrams of sodium; grams total carbohydrates; grams sugars; grams fiber; and grams protein when requested.
Discuss the following in your initial post:
You are planning to go out to lunch with a coworker and want to find a healthy option. To assist you with planning this lunch, visit the websites for two restaurants of your choice — one that you think will provide you with the healthiest meal, and the other that will be the unhealthiest meal based upon type and quantity of fat as well as calories. Using the restaurant websites chosen, put together one proposed healthy lunch menu from one restaurant and one proposed unhealthy lunch menu from the other restaurant.
Guidelines for your initial post:
Include the following nutritional information for the meal:
Take a moment to review the SC115 Discussion Guidelines for additional information on discussion expectations.