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2018-19 Airline Food Study

The study assigned a “Health Score” (5 stars = highest rate, 0 star = lowest) based on eleven criteria including health and calorie levels of meals, snack boxes and individual snacks, level of transparency (display nutrient information &...
20-Nov-2018 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

2017-18 Airline Food Study

There will more than 28.5 million passengers traveling during the 12-day Thanksgiving season according to Airlines for America (A4A). Knowing what are the ‘best’ and ‘worst’ choices is a valuable tool for any traveler, so Dr. Charles...
22-Nov-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Super Bowl 2017 "Big Game" Calorie Costs in Exercise

Director of the New York City Food Policy Center at HUNTER College Dr. Charles Platkin Shows Big Game Activities to Burn off Foods You Just Ate - Is it Splurge-worthy? Since a calorie doesn’t mean much to the average person, the idea is to use...
1-Feb-2017 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Halloween Candy Deconstructed: The Ingredients in a Few of Your Kids Favorite Halloween Candy

It Halloween time. The costumes, the candy, the candy, the candy, and lots of it. Maybe it’s time to forget the calories for a movement and take a look at the ingredients. Charles Platkin, PhD, MPH, Executive Director of the New York City Food...
25-Oct-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Super Bowl / "Big Game" Calorie Costs in Exercise

The "Super Bowl" has become much more than a football game: It’s the second biggest day for food consumption in the United States after Thanksgiving. Below, Dr. Charles Platkin, a professor at HUNTER COLLEGE in New York City, Director of the NYC...
3-Feb-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites Airline Food Investigation (2015-16)

The following is a survey of 12 major airlines' snack and on-board food offerings conducted by and health advocate, Dr. Charles Platkin, from HUNTER COLLEGE at the City University of New York. Sorry, if you are getting this more...
18-Dec-2015 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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