FDA Proposes ‘Added Sugars’ on Nutrition Label

FDA Proposes ‘Added Sugars’ on Nutrition Label

Most people know when they look at a 20-ounce bottle of a soft drink that it contains added sugar. However, they rarely translate the number on the label into a tangible image. If the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has its way, the data on “added sugars” will be added to the nutrition label […]

Nutrition Labels to Reflect Reality?

Nutrition Labels to Reflect Reality?

Nutrition labels are notoriously misleading. Ever eat something where the calorie count says 150 calories, but on closer examination it turns out that little item was three servings? Misleading labeling may become history if the FDA and Obama administration have their way and nutrition labels on packages are changed to reflect reality. New “Nutrition Facts” […]

Food Label Proposal Reveals Shocking Disparities

Food Label Proposal Reveals Shocking Disparities

Reading a food label certainly begs the question: how many people actually look at the serving size on a food item before eating it? A new food label proposal from the Obama administration is revealing shocking disparities between what people think they are eating and what they are actually consuming. A lot of that is […]