Tag: food label

Talking with Fooducate Creator Hemi Weingarten

by in Grocery Shopping, September 6, 2012

Fooducate is an easy to use app that helps you make healthier food choices. We spoke with its creator, Hemi Weingarten about how the app works and how it was made.

Top 5 Label Tricks and How To Avoid Them

by in Dining Out, Food News, Healthy Tips, June 15, 2011

Food labels are carefully worded to entice shoppers to choose certain items. A study published in the Journal of Consumer Research found dieters fall for simple labeling tricks that make them believe certain foods are healthier than they are. Find out the top 5 labeling traps and how to avoid them.

Talking to the Experts: Food Label Guru Bonnie Taub-Dix

by in Ask the Experts, Grocery Shopping, Healthy Tips, Label Decoder, March 7, 2011

Want the inside scoop on label reading? We picked the brain of registered dietitian Bonnie-Taub Dix and author of the new book Read It Before You Eat It which helps to decode food labels. Check out her responses to Healthy Eats reader questions and find out the biggest mistake shoppers make!

Food Label Savvy: Whole-Grain Crackers

by in Grocery Shopping, Label Decoder, September 9, 2010

You need a degree in nutrition to make sense of food labels. We’re putting our expertise at work to help clear up some of the confusion. First up, we’re taking on the snack aisle – here’s what you should look for when buying whole grain crackers.

Reading List: Controversy Over Olive Oil, Cloned Food + Adult Picky Eaters

by in Food News, August 13, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: Meatless Monday makeover, study shows label readers eat healthier and Europe faces cloned food controversy