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How Many Calories? More Than You Think!

According to a new study, most people underestimate the calories they eat when they sit down to a fast food meal. Teens are further off the mark than other diners. On average, teens think they are consuming 34 percent fewer calories than they actually are. That works out to 259 extra calories in an average meal. Paying closer attention to nutrition labels can help teens keep their weight in check. Currently, a quarter of Canadian students and a third of American students are overweight or obese.

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