How Food Label Savvy Are You?
Scan the food labels on supermarket shelves. Do you understand all you're reading? Find out the significance of the numbers and the nutrients behind the names.
Understand the "Nutrition Facts" box
You eyeball that box marked "Nutrition Facts" on packaged foods, right? Be sure you know the essential elements of these mandatory food labels.
Food label claims
Food labels can get crowded when nutritional claims are made and various qualities are touted. Get the label lowdown on a few common buzzwords.
4 food label buzzwords explained
Foods companies may try to boost a product's nutritional profile with healthy, wholesome-sounding label lingo.
Food allergies and label aliases
You may think you know what you're eating, but reading the ingredient label can reveal some surprises.