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Beware: Meaningless Food Labels

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Written by Angela Silva The food industry is a big business, and like any other industry, it operates to experience growth and please stockholders. But growth in the food industry translates to consumers spending more money, which means eating more food, in larger portions, more often. Here are some of the latest ways the food industry has been convincing us …

Written by Sadie Wirthlin The FDA is making a change to all food labels. First lady Michelle Obama, who has been a leading figure in the movement, says that revisions will hopefully reach all labels in the next two to three years. Parts of the label that will be getting a makeover are calories, serving …

Beware: Meaningless Food Labels

By Angela Silva | Healthy-Mag.com As a health conscious people, checking food labels is commonplace when we go to the grocery store. We are bombarded with terms such as “organic,” “all-natural,” “trans-fat free,” and have an idea of what to look for on the label– calories, calories from fat, carbohydrates, sugar, sodium, and the list goes …