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Deciphering Food Package Labels

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Nutrition Labels

We use terms like "healthy" and "low-fat" in everyday conversation, and they may mean different things to different people. But when it comes to information on food labels, these terms have very specific meanings that are important for your health. For example:

  • "Free" is defined by the Food and Drug Administration as an amount so small that it probably will not