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New Food Labels Reflect How Much We Really Eat

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 05.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

As a nutritionist and portion size researcher, I applaud the changes in food labels. Here are some of the changes you can expect to see.

Got Diabetes? You'll Love the New Nutrition Label

Constance Brown-Riggs | Posted 05.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Constance Brown-Riggs

Have you ever wondered why there are carbs in meat like frankfurters, bologna or other processed meats? Or why your blood glucose levels go up higher than usual after eating these foods? Hidden sugar is most likely the cause.

Get Political: Speak Up About the Proposed New Nutrition Labels and Serving Sizes

Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE | Posted 05.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE

Do you catch yourself staring at the back of packaged foods trying to decipher what the nutrition labels mean? Let's face it... food labels can be very confusing. Now is our opportunity to have a voice in making changes!

Food Label Makeover a Great Step Toward Healthier Eating

Nancy Brown | Posted 05.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Grocery shoppers, prepare to be a lot smarter about what goes into your basket. And since what goes into your basket eventually goes into you and your family, this is truly great news for the health of our country.

Added Sugar Replaces Fat as Ingredient to Watch For

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 05.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Michelle Obama unveiled a series of proposed changes to the food label last Thursday. These changes, she said, will help consumers make better, more informed decisions.

Food Companies Plan Front Label With Nutritional Data

nytimes.com | WILLIAM NEUMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The label would highlight the nutritional content of foods, including things like calories, unhealthy fats and sodium that many consumers want to limi...