Should Supermarket Receipts Contain Calorie Information? — Food News

Imagine a world where you’re grabbing ingredients from your grocery store and the receipt outs your habits by printing the nutritional profile of your entire shopping cart. Would you feel proud? Embarrassed? Maybe shocked? Well those feelings could soon become a reality. A new proposal by academics at Birmingham City University says that shoppers should get details they may not want to confront in their receipts: calories, sugars, fats and salts. Aside from potentially food-shaming consumers, it’s not exactly guaranteed to be as reflective of food habits as one may think.

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