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Food labels part 5: Putting it all together

by KRISTA SCOTT-DIXON   In this concluding Part 5, we’ll give you some tips and action steps to ensure you’re getting the most from your food labels. In Parts 1-4 (click here to review parts 1, 2, 3, and 4) of this food labels article series, we looked at: whether food labels…

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Food labels part 3: Doing the math

by KRISTA SCOTT-DIXON | April 17th, 2013 In Part 3 of this article series, we look at back-of-package labeling: nutritional information and ingredients. In particular, we look at how calorie counts don’t accurately reflect how our bodies process food. And we challenge the classic “calorie math” of “energy…

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Food labels part 2: Label claims

by KRISTA SCOTT-DIXON Part 2 of our food label series examines the truthfulness, accuracy, and usefulness of label claims; in particular, front-of-package information.   Separating fact from fiction   There’s a lot of information on any given package. How do you know what’s useful and accurate……

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