| Posted On Oct 29, 2019 | By:

Using Nutrition Labeling to Make Healthier Choices

There are two different sources of nutrition labeling information provided on packaged foods that can help you make more informed and better choices for a healthy diet. They are:

  • Nutrition Facts label
  • Ingredient List

As I discussed in a recent blog, there have been changes to the information shown on the nutrition facts label. But now let’s review how the Nutrition Facts label can help you make smart,

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| Posted On Sep 11, 2019 | By:

The Nutrition Facts Food Label Makeover

In 2018, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) mandated a redesign of the Nutrition Facts panel on packaged foods and beverages. The new design is meant to be easier to read and to provide more useful nutritional information that will help you make informed decisions about the foods you purchase and consume.

The Nutrition Facts label was last updated in 1993. Since that time, nutrition research has provided new information to health experts and identified new ways to help people develop and sustain healthier eating habits.

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| Posted On Jul 27, 2012 | By:

Organic, Natural and Everything Else: Decoding the Food Labels

Research on food trends in the United States indicates that Americans have a growing appetite for healthier foods.  According to the Institute of Food Technologists, most consumers believe that limiting processed food is one of the most important components of healthier eating, and natural ingredients rank third on the list of most looked-for items on the ingredient label, after type of fat/oil and sweeteners.

Stroll through any grocery store and you’ll see an ever-increasing number of natural and organic foods,

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