Items Tagged ‘food labels’

Here's a distinct definition for the word 'healthy'

May 4, 2017

Here’s a distinct definition for the word ‘healthy’

By Ryan Hatoum Ryan Hatoum

We’ve all been there: you pick up a food item at the grocery store that has the word ‘healthy’ on it – but you’re not quite sure what that means. Is it good for you? Is it nutritious? It is worth paying extra for? Nutrition experts have been attempting to agree upon a clear definition […]

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Tags: balanced diet, Dana Hunnes, dieting, eating healthy, food, food labels, health, healthy, nutrition labels


The nutrition facts panel: what you really need to know

March 24, 2016

The nutrition facts panel: what you really need to know

By uclahealth uclahealth

Want to count calories? Figure out how much protein you’re getting? Each packaged food sold in the U.S. has a nutrition facts panel printed on its label, and that holds the key to understanding what you’re really eating. Here’s what each nutrition facts label can tell you. Serving Size The first bit of information under the large, bold “Nutrition […]

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Tags: calories, food labels, nutrients, nutrition facts, serving size, wellness