13 March 2014 FDA Proposes New Nutrition Facts Label

For the first time in two decades the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing to significantly update Nutrition Facts labels on packaged foods.

20 August 2013 Is the Food Label Accurate? The Error in Calories Goes Deeper Than You Think!

Must read post if you struggle with calories counting — it focuses on hidden sources of error. The Nutrition Facts information could differ from the true caloric cost of a food or drink.

11 April 2013 What’s Hidden on Nutrition Labels?

There is more than meets the eye when it comes to really understanding what is in our food. Be aware of these common “tricks” found on food labels and always read the Nutrition Labels.

9 August 2012 Details, Details, It's What Matters When Dieting – Watch Those Labels!

Details, Details, It's What Matters When Dieting – Watch Those Labels! When grocery shopping, we often don't have the same mentality as "window shopping," but perhaps we should. When we're shopping for clothes we are faced with those slim plastic models showing off how this shirt may look with those...

6 March 2012 Nutrition Facts Labels Now Required on Meats

Nutrition Facts Labels Now Required on Meats Back in 1993 the USDA made nutritional labels on meat completely voluntary. Last week, however, the USDA made them mandatory. The new rule affects all ground meat and ground poultry, as well as 40 of the most popular cuts found in the U.

5 May 2011 Taking Nutrition at Face Value? Try Using a ‘Hand Value’ Instead

Taking Nutrition at Face Value? Try Using a ‘Hand Value’ Instead The FDA has recently proposed a rule (and passed it ) requiring all restaurants and business whose primary purpose is selling food with 20 or more chains to post nutritional information for all foods on their menus (except...

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