What Food Labels Mean

The Eat This, Not That! Food Label Decoder

Don't be fooled by fancy sounding food labels

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Every item in the grocery store claims to be “low in,” “free of” or “good for” . . . something. This makes it difficult to separate the healthy stuff from the waistline wreckers. Use this encyclopedia to learn what the most misleading food labeling claims really mean. (Search: Food labeling laws)

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