New Nutrition Labels Help Consumers Watch Sugar Intake

New Nutrition Labels Help Consumers Watch Sugar Intake

New nutrition labels will help consumers watch their sugar intake from packaged foods. Although the process will take up to two years in order to give food manufacturers time to repackage their products, it is a good step in looking at nutrition on a more realistic level. The nutrition labels will announce added sugars to […]

National Nutrition Month Is Coming: How to Adopt Healthy Eating

National Nutrition Month Is Coming: How to Adopt Healthy Eating

With National Nutrition Month coming up in March, it is time again for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to educate Americans on how to adopt healthy eating in their daily lives. This year’s theme focuses on how to combine taste and nutrition to create healthy meals that follow the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. […]

Nutrition Labels May Soon Realistically Portray Serving Size

Nutrition Labels May Soon Realistically Portray Serving Size

Anyone who regularly views the nutritional information on food items has, at one point or another, wondered about the origins of the serving size.  There are many instances where the serving size listed on the label often does not correspond directly with what people generally eat.  A classic example would be the portion size for […]