When it comes to figuring out how “healthy” or “fattening” a food is, it’s not as simple as pointing someone to the nutrition label.
LivingFitOC published Part 1 of my article on reading food labels. To check it out, head over: Reading the Labels – The Ingredients
Fat, protein, sugar, fiber, calories, sodium, and carbs; these are the primary things that the USDA focuses on via myplate.org, and that the media puts in their headlines to draw you in. Yet, as I talk to my clients, family, and friends, it quickly becomes apparent that most of America doesn’t understand what this stuff means. Thankfully, the nutrition label on the back of a food package can help with this, but it’s not always easy.