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New Nutrition Keys: A Better Nutrition Facts Label? by Brett - Sheer Balance Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 03 Feb 2011 10:11am Almost 40% of Americans don’t read the Nutrition Facts panel, according to a study conducted by Nicholas J. Ollberding, PhD, Randi L. Wolf, PhD, and Isobel Contento, PhD, of Columbia University and published in the Journal of the  American Dietetic Association . What’s more, 50% don’t read the list of ingredients, 53% don’t pay attention to se ... Read on »
How to Read a Nutrition Label: Your Easy Guide to Decoding Nutrition Facts! by Fit Bottomed Girls Patient Expert Posted Tue 12 Jun 2012 6:00am The very first step to proper nutrition is making sure you know exactly what you are putting into your body. Choosing the best food for your health can be difficult when someone else is preparing it, but we have the right to know what we are consuming. This is why we have nutrition facts labels—so everyone can make inform ... Read on »
How to Read the Nutrition Facts Label by Brett - Sheer Balance Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 07 Jun 2012 11:31am One of the biggest complaints I hear from people who are trying to make healthier changes to their diet is that reading a nutrition label is daunting. There is so much information, they often don’t know where to begin. Yet, understanding this very simple task could be tremendously helpful in helping you make better decisions about the food you ... Read on »
Watermelon Nutrition Facts by FitBuff Brandon Patient Expert Posted Wed 02 Dec 2009 4:06am Introduction Bill Maher called Barack Obama America’s most boring black male on his show ‘Real Time’ not so long ago. We can agree (for different reasons though winky wink), and perhaps choose not to treat that remark controversially. Bill has a point, though. And of course, there was this cartoon of Obama chowing down on ... Read on »
Top 10 Nutrition Facts for Coffee by Marc D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 19 May 2008 4:01pm 1 Comment Here’s some interesting nutrition facts for coffee that may be of interest to you. Especially those on a health quest which includes the bodybuilder looking to build muscle. Most people think of coffee as the beverage to get your caffeeine addition taken care of for the day. Worldwide numbers run as high at 85% of all caffeeine consumed com ... Read on »
Nutrition Facts Label by anna Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 23 Jan 2009 5:03pm The nutrition facts label comes in handy when trying to determine which foods are the healthiest options at the grocery store. However, many people have a hard time reading and interpreting the information provided by the nutrition facts label. If one serving of a food provides 15% of the daily value (%DV) for calcium, is that good? How do you d ... Read on »
Label Libel: Nutrition Fact or Fiction? by Carly K. Patient Expert Posted Mon 01 Jun 2009 10:31pm by Megan Weinberg Jones-ing for a less guilt-inducing sweet snack the other day, I mindlessly grabbed the Klondike “100 Calorie” ice cream bars on sale without paying attention to the nutrition labeling on the back. The pictures of ice cream enrobed in chocolate with the low-cal promise were good enough for me (see Exhibit A). Later that night ... Read on »
Nutrition Facts – Omega 3 by Sharon Posted Wed 21 Sep 2011 12:00am ← WIAW Party – I’ll bring noodles WIAW – Moroccan-Inspired Giant Couscous → September 26, 2011 · 3:24 pm ↓ Jump to Comments I recently came across a useful website for anyone interested in the latest research on nutrition. It’s ca ... Read on »
Deciphering the Nutrition Fact Label by Douglas Millington Posted Tue 10 Apr 2012 7:18am If you want to adopt a healthier lifestyle one of the key tools in your nutrition toolkit is a complete understanding of the nutrition facts label . You’ll then be able to make informed decisions on what foods and food products to get and be able to compare side-by-side similar foods and make the healthy choice . Before I get into the ... Read on »
Nutrition Facts Label: 20 and Evolving by FDA Posted Wed 09 Jan 2013 10:04am Nutrition Facts Labels for Download Share this article (PDF 210 K) On this page: When you're walking down the aisles of a supermarket, it's not unusual to see fellow shoppers reading the information on the back of ... Read on »