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Calorie counting for kids – is it educational or harmful?

20 January - 7 mins
Podcast Series Newstalk Breakfast Highlights

A picture of a stairwell in Tallaght hospital has gone viral online, as it displays stickers with the number of calories burned on the steps in the children's ward.  Is this good educational tool? Or could this be potentially harmful for children?  Dr. Eva Orsmond Medical doctor and health advocate at Orsmond clinics & Jacqueline Campion, Eating Distress Practitioner & Nutritional Advisor at Marino Therapy Centre and she spoke to us this morning.

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