How to Read Food Labels

woman readiing label in storeGrocery stores are packed with aisle after aisle of different types and brands of foods. The food label can help you to make sense of how to choose healthy foods. Here are some tips on how to use the food label to choose foods low in saturated fat and cholesterol.

Here are some tips that will help you to stick to your low saturated fat, low cholesterol diet:

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This claim means that a food contains no amount (or a very small amount) of the these nutrients: fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, sodium, sugar, and calories.