Wednesday, February 15, 2012

About Nutrition: Understanding Food Label Claims

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From Shereen Jegtvig, your Guide to Nutrition
This week I'd like you to look at how to read and understand food labels. I've also written about raspberry ketone, which doesn't impress me, and tomatoes, which I love.

Have a great week!


Understanding Food Label Claims
Food and dietary supplement manufacturers can make certain health claims on product labels. Some of those claims can be kind of tricky - don't be fooled by food label claims. Read more

Does Raspberry Ketone Promote Weight Loss?
Raspberry ketone is an aromatic compound found in red raspberries. It's extracted and used in perfumes and cosmetics and it's also used as a flavoring agent in some fruit-flavored foods. But does it help you lose weight? Read more

Tomatoes - A Superfood
Tomatoes are the kind of superfood I really like. They're easy to find, easy to prepare and cooking or processing them doesn't reduce the health benefit you may get from them. Read more

Weight Gain
There's always a bigger focus on weight loss, but some people need to gain weight. I've got tips for eating healthy energy-dense foods. Read more
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