How to Read food labels

How to Read food labels

Each and every day, we consume products that have food labels.  Are these labels designed to inform the consumer about what they are eating. Food labeling is required for prepared foods and is voluntary for raw produce and fish.  To properly read food labels, begin with the serving size.   If the serving size is extremely small, chances are the manufacturer wants the calories and some other ingreidients to appear reasonable. In order to accomplish this tactic, the food manufacturers can legally make the serving size unreasonably small.

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