You Can Do Better: Read the Nutrition Label … Please!

Nutrition Facts LabelI am continually amazed by the number of people I meet who fail to take advantage of the wealth of personally appropriate information contained in the nutrition labels on food packaging. A great deal of science and regulatory reform advocacy was, and is, necessary to give us vital information that we need, and deserve, to make healthy choices. Let’s use this March’s “National Nutrition Month” as a stimulus to do better: no more excuses, YOU are too important!

Take a minute to read the U.S. Food and Drug Administration article titled, “How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Label”, to learn more about the detailed health information provided on food labels.