Eat Right, Or Don’t! Comment

11:43 am on January 3, 2015

cnfcPromise, which claims to have less saturated fat than margarine because “it’s made from sunflower oil,” has the same amount as every leading brand of margarine. Go figure. With our increasingly processed diet, the need has never been greater for food labels that spell out fat, sugar, sodium, cholesterol and fiber content in a simple way. Instead we’re given too much information we don’t need and not enough of the information we do need.

PROOUCT (MIS)INFORMATION

Most product labels make only token efforts, if any, to address the needs of consumers trying to make healthy food choices. Many products aren’t required to give any information beyond an ingredient list, and even that can be misleading. Ingredients are listed in order by weight, with the most …