04/07/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Reading Food Labels: 9 Ways They Can Trick You

It's a fact of the grocery store that the most healthy food often has the least marketing muscle behind it. The best source of fiber and vitamins are fresh vegetables and fruit, and yet it's the processed, packaged junk food fortified with vitamin and fiber powder that screams for attention.

Here we take a look at nine of the most common ways food labels lie, so you can prepare before your next trip to the grocery store.

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