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Avoid added sugars with SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener

Added sugars are sugars and syrups that are added to food and beverages when they are prepared or processed. This does not include naturally-occurring sugars like those in milk or fruit. 557 more words

Healthy Eating

Calorie counts on menus are good for business and our health

Some chains are complaining about new menu calorie labeling rules. But they’re good for our health and they’ll be good for business competition.

When I walk into a Starbucks or a Dunkin Donuts these days, the calorie count on my favorite cruller or apple fritter or frappe glares at me across the aisle, and I frequently choose the lower calorie blueberry crumb with a no sugar latte. 42 more words

Opinion

Obama’s calorie rule kicks in thanks to Trump 

An oft-forgotten provision of Obamacare is being pushed over the finish line by Trump’s FDA.

One of Barack Obama’s top food policy rules has escaped Donald Trump’s war on regulations. 75 more words

Affordable Care Act

Obamacare's calorie count rules go into effect

Restaurants, convenience stores, vending machines and pizza delivery services are among the businesses that will have to provide calories counts to consumers starting Monday.

The rules, which are among the final pieces of the 2010 Affordable Care Act to be implemented, require restaurants to list calories on all menus and menu boards. 26 more words

Affordable Care Act

What Not to Buy: The Essential Guide to Reading Food Labels

How to Navigate Nutrition Facts and Food Labels

Whether you’re looking to lose weight, curb your sugar intake, eat organic, non-GMO foods, or you’re simply health-conscious, food labels and Nutrition Facts are information resources that can help you make healthy, informed decisions about your diet. 3,438 more words

Health

Approved by the FDA or Not? Part 4

Infant Formula is not Approved by the FDA

Infant formulas do not require FDA approval before going to market. That said, formula manufacturers are subject to regulatory… 483 more words

Healthcare Docs & Tips

BEHIND THE SCENES OF FOOD LABELING

SHORT ABSTRACT:

  • What are the differences between the labels organic, “green”, eco, bio and natural?
  • The three main reasons for purchasing organic products are concerns related to health, product quality, and environmental protection.
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