Tag: food labels

The Nutrition Label’s New Look

by in Food News, February 27, 2014

The food label on packaged food has been there since the early 1990’s. With all the label confusion, the FDA finally decided it was time the nutrition label got a makeover (we couldn’t agree more!). Although the proposed changes were released a few months ago, a new black and white food label photo was released this morning.

Egg Labels Made Easier

by in Robin's Healthy Take, October 27, 2013

    There are so many egg varieties at the market these days, it’s easy to crack under pressure if you don’t know what labels mean. That said, no matter what the carton says or the type of eggs you buy, the most important thing to remember is this: The better the hens eat, theRead more

Good News on the Gluten-Free Front

by in Food News, Gluten-Free, August 6, 2013

Last week, the FDA issued concrete rules on what foods can qualify as officially gluten-free. Learn more about what this means for folks who need to avoid gluten, plus read up on some important tips. Defining Gluten-Free More than 3 million Americans suffer from celiac disease, an autoimmune condition that makes them unable to digestRead more

Label Claims: Too Good to Be True?

by in Grocery Shopping, April 7, 2012

Some labels try to make not-very-healthy foods seem like they’re nutritious, while others take healthy food and make them less nutritious. What should you believe?

Low-Fat Foods: Good or Bad?

by in Food News, Grocery Shopping, Healthy Tips, March 31, 2011

Low fat is out and healthy fat is in. Does that mean the era of low fat cookies is over? Not necessarily. Find out which fats are now recommended and how low fat foods can fit into a healthy diet.