Weight Loss

“Low Fat!” “Sugar Free!” and More. . .But Are They Really? We Decipher Common Food Terms

How many times have you been in a store and seen food packaging that read "healthy!", "low sodium!", "sugar free!," "natural!", and so on? If you've doubted what those terms actually meant, you have reason to wonder. While the FDA and USDA work to regulate and provide guidelines for consumer safety and transparency, there is… Continue reading “Low Fat!” “Sugar Free!” and More. . .But Are They Really? We Decipher Common Food Terms

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What Common Food Terms Actually Mean

How many times have you been in a store and seen food packaging that read "healthy!", "low sodium!", "sugar free!," "natural!", and so on? If you've doubted what those terms actually meant, you have reason to wonder. While the FDA and USDA work to regulate and provide guidelines for consumer safety and transparency, there is… Continue reading What Common Food Terms Actually Mean

Weight Loss

What Are We Really Eating?

The previous post, How To Read Nutrition Labels, deciphered how to read the new labels which are intended to clarify the contents of the food we eat. Often what's represented as "healthy," may not be. Remember that the percentages shown on labels are for only one serving. So, the total value of the ingredients need to… Continue reading What Are We Really Eating?