Calorie Labeling at Harvard

There have been some suggestions that we need to post calories at schools and certainly in college dorms … it’s not really a good solution, and Harvard recently removed this information for fear of contributing to eating disorders, because students were going in and selecting their foods based on the calories and not necessarily the nutritional value.

That's from Anding, Roberta A. Professor, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital. “Lecture 20: Obesity—Public Health Enemy Number One.” Nutrition Made Clear from the Teaching Company (HT Bailey Norwood; one transcript is here)