Wednesday, October 12, 2011

IN DEPTH: MenuCalc helps local bakery stay healthy

 Over a year ago, the Department of Health kicked off the Healthy Choices Program. Under this initiative, 200 restaurants in Erie County were given a free trial of MenuCalc software, a computer program developed to count calories and allow restaurants to print nutritional facts on their menus. So far, a bakery and a restaurant on the West Side have agreed to participate and have taken steps to put the software to use. By Mike Meiler and Julia Merulla Full story