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Food Webinar on Food Labels May Inform Those With Food Allergy by Food Allergy Assistant Facebook Posted Wed 17 Nov 2010 12:00am The Imtermational Food Information Council Foundation ( IFIC ) is holding a webcast about something I read multiple times each day (no, I'm not talking about e-mails)- food labels. Speakers ranging from dieticians, college professorsa and lawyers will discuss the rules and regulations that support the use of label claims and look at resear ... Read on »
The Package Claims It's "Healthy," But Is It? New England Grocery Chain Unmasks Food Labels For Processed Foods and Mo by Connie Bennett Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 18 Dec 2008 8:12pm Read this fascinating New York Times story from reporter Andrew Martin about how the New England chain of Hannaford Brothers rated the nutritional value of nearly all the foods and drinks at its stores using its new "Guiding Stars" system. Surprise, surprise: Of the 27,000 foods reviewed, a whopping 77 percent received no stars, meaning th ... Read on »
Food Label – Healthy Food Nutrition Facts by Kodjoworkout Posted Tue 27 Mar 2012 8:00am Society is slowly but surely becoming more health conscious. As it does, it demands more nutrition information be revealed to consumers. Many manufacturers label their foods as “healthy,” and in some way are justifying it. The word “healthy” is relative and, therefore, is a term that can be used rather loosely. For example, just because ... Read on »
Bypass Food Reactions – Learn How to Read Food Labels by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 22 Nov 2009 10:00pm If you are a regular food label reader, did you know that even the most diligent scanning can still result in food reactions? If you have problems with gluten or dairy, those supposed gluten-free and dairy-free foods still may have some type of enzyme or chemical derived from the very types of food you are trying to circumvent. Because of this ... Read on »
Food Labels Lead to Healthy Food Choices by Medline Plus Posted Mon 09 Aug 2010 11:00am Label readers consume fewer calories, less saturated fat, cholesterol, sodium, sugars, study finds By Robert Preidt Monday, August 9, 2010 MONDAY, Aug. 9 (HealthDay News) -- People who read food labels have healthier diets than those who don't pay attention to such information, a new study shows ... Read on »
Reading Food Labels for Gluten Free Food by Jamie Patient Expert Posted Mon 20 Jan 2014 10:04pm Instructions on how to read a food label to see if the food product is Gluten Free.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read on »
Whole Foods Market is Not Immune to Food Label Discrepancies by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted Sat 22 May 2010 12:00am Remember when food markets were local and you knew and trusted the grocer?  Times have changed.  Investigating food labels is a must to see past marketing schemes and nutrition misinformation. It is not enough to blindly trust a grocer that aspires to “Selling the Highest Quality Natural & Organic Products.” Whole Foods Market’s tag l ... Read on »
Food for thought: Calorie estimates on food labels & metabolisable energy by Aurametrix Posted Thu 16 Jul 2009 2:58pm By Aurametrix While working on our database of foods and nutrients, I noticed differences between calories calculated by USDA and major manufacturers for the same products (manufacturers calculate less calories, of course). Besides, calories added during preparation are not always taken into account (The F.D.A. looks into ingredients to calcul ... Read on »
Friday Food Rant! : Why It’s SO Important to Read Food Labels by Karina Arrue Posted Fri 06 Nov 2009 12:00am Happy Friday guys! I want to introduce you to another new feature here on Karina Works It Out: The Friday Food Rant! I think it’s absolutely necessary, ‘cause navigating the local grocery store is like skipping around (unknowingly) in a field that’s been booby-trapped. (Can you tell I spent way too many hours watching Looney Tunes as a kid?) B ... Read on »
Good Food = Good Health: How to Decipher Food Labels by culturedcook Posted Mon 15 Apr 2013 5:32pm Wednesday, October 2nd from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Huntington Woods Public Library The average grocery store contains more than 50,000 items, and new ones arrive every day. Many are tagged with phrases like “whole-grain,” “probiotic,” and “grass-fed.” What do these labels mean? Join us to become fluent in label-speak and to find out which items ... Read on »