Energy Content of Foods at Chain Restaurants

A study was conducted to measure the energy content of foods from independent and small-chain
restaurants that do not provide stated information on energy content.  This data was collected and formed into an easy to read handout showing the average energy content, average portion weight, and average energy density of the most popular dishes in a variety of cuisines.  Download the handout here:

Restaurant kcal handout

Adapted from: Urban, L.E., Lichtenstein, A.H., Gary, C.E., Fierstein, J.L., Equi, A., Kussmaul, C., Dallal, G.E., Roberts, S.B. (2013).  The energy content of restaurant foods without stated calorie information. JAMA Internal Medicine, 173 (14). 1292-1299.

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