Nutrition

Nutrition Claims on Foods

I read a couple interesting research articles recently related to nutrient claims on foods and whether that correlated to actual changes in the foods. Many of us remember years ago how often the "reduced fat" version of some foods actually had MORE calories due to the added sugars, etc they put in to improve the… Continue reading Nutrition Claims on Foods

Nutrition

Nutrition Label Changes

Remember how over 2 years ago I told you how you could tell the FDA what you thought about changes to the food label? Well, I hope you did. If you did, maybe your voice counted. Recently, the FDA announced what changes they will be making to the nutrition facts labels on your foods. The… Continue reading Nutrition Label Changes

Nutrition

GMO legislation

Since we had our series on GMOs awhile ago (read parts 1, 2, 3, and 4), I found this bit about GMO labeling legislation interesting. Back in July, the House of Representatives passed a bill called the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act 2015. ¬†This bill would allow for voluntary labeling of non-GMO foods. ¬†Foods… Continue reading GMO legislation