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Here's Why Nutrition Labels Should List Added Sugar

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.03.2015 | Healthy Living

“It’s definitely easy not to be aware how much sugar you’re consuming," says the University of California, Davis' Kimber Stanhope. In the la...

2015 Means New FDA Calorie Labeling on Menus

Dan Glickman | Posted 03.28.2015 | Politics
Dan Glickman

Readily available calorie information is crucial for consumers to be able to make informed food choices throughout the day as they get their food from a variety of venues. Our nation is facing rising rates of obesity and chronic disease that continue to push health care spending higher.

New FDA Food Label Rules Ignore the GMO Elephant in the Room

Ronnie Cummins | Posted 05.25.2014 | Home
Ronnie Cummins

If Mrs. Obama is serious about the health and nutrition of our nation's kids, it's time for her to stand up for consumers, stand up to industry, and demand truth and transparency when it comes to labeling the GMOs in our food.

Multigrain.. Low Sodium.. Lean.. Low-Fat: What Your Packaging Labels Really Mean

Posted 10.03.2012 | Healthy Living

Confused by food labels? You aren't alone. Walking along the aisles of a supermarket, it can seem impossible to tell the difference between "whole whe...

Why Did The FDA Neglect Graphic Smoking-Related Foot Amputation Warning?

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 08.23.2011 | Healthy Living
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

The Surgeon General's message is clear: "smoking kills." But smoking not only kills. It also results in foot and lower extremity limb loss due to Peripheral Arterial Disease.

GRAPHIC PHOTOS: New Cigarette Warnings Released

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.20.2011 | Healthy Living

The Food and Drug Administration released nine new graphic warnings for cigarette packages today -- the first new labels in more than two decades. The...