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Facts About the New Nutrition Label

Posted by Stacy Covitz on Jul 14, 2016 8:00:00 AM

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You’re at the grocery store, and you’ve successfully passed up the fried food and the trans fats. You’ve loaded your cart with low-fat frozen yogurt, whole grain pasta and healthy snacks for the kids. But hold up – you may not be as nutritious as you think you are.

Food labels can be difficult to read at best, misleading at worst. But that’s all changing in 2018, when the FDA is making food manufacturers revamp prepackaged food labels. The labels will tell you more about what you really need to know about what’s in your food. Two of the biggest changes – how much sugar has been ADDED to your food and serving sizes that better reflect the amount of food people eat. Take a look at this graphic to learn about more of the big changes headed our way.

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