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Nutrition labels were redesigned to be easier to read and understand.
Values highlighted (including fat, protein and carbs) have been updated to reflect current scientific research.
A Providence clinician offers advice -- what to look for on nutrition labels and how to spot the foods you may want to avoid.
'If you’re trying to boost your healthy eating efforts, reading the labels on everything you consume and monitoring fat, sodium, cholesterol, protein, and other nutrients is a good place to start. But it’s only effective if you understand what you’re reading. The designed Nutrition Facts Label is intended to make that a whole lot easier in the future.
Here's what you need to know.
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