“Healthy Elements” – Yet Another Nutrition Label to Confuse Shoppers

“Healthy Elements” – Yet Another Nutrition Label to Confuse Shoppers

Supervalu is one fo the largest grocery retailers and wholesalers in the US. IN January they jumped on the front-of-package-nutrition-labeling wagon when they introduced NutritionIQ at some of their Albertson’s locations. Now the company is introducing a different scheme, named … Continue reading

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Across the Pond – UK Looking For Single Food Labeling System

Across the Pond – UK Looking For Single Food Labeling System

UK’s Food Standards Agency (FSA), the British parallel of the FDA, commissioned a group to recommend an optimal front of pack nutrition labeling system. There are several schemes currently in effect, which causes great confusion amongst shoppers. The results of … Continue reading

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Food Label Tricks – 0 Fat, 0 Calories in an 8 Oz Can of Oil ?!

Food Label Tricks – 0 Fat, 0 Calories in an 8 Oz Can of Oil ?!

Here’s a math puzzle. How can an 8oz (about 230gr) container of canola oil carry ZERO calories, and ZERO fat? Get Fooducated Download APP Subscribe Follow

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Eight Notorious Health Food Impostors

Eight Notorious Health Food Impostors

Prevention magazine presents 8 foods hyped and marketed as healthy, when actually, they’re not: “From a distance, some foods seem like healthful choices because of the way they’re packaged or labeled,” says Janel Ovrut, MS, RD, a Boston-based dietitian. “But … Continue reading

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