Paying attention to food labels is a must, and reading them correctly very important. The first thing to notice, is serving size. It might help you decide between products, and it will definitely help you define the correct serving size. You will want to take a look at the Ingredients list, and remember they are listed from the most ingredient to the least. There are many ways to say “sugar” on an ingredients list, become familiar with terms such as High-fructose corn syrup, sucrose, beet sugar, etc.. Do your research, do not rely on packages labeled healthy.
- Food labels are good to have but you need to know how to read them in order for the information to be good for you.
- Knowing the serving size and total of servings in the container is important for how much you should be eating.
- The list of ingredients are good for you to know in case you aren’t supposed to be having something you can see.
“There is so much more to know about food labels. Activists fought for these labels for decades to help us choose healthy food.”