Healthy Lifestyle Tips | Make healthier food choices with right food labels

Healthy Lifestyle Tips | Make healthier food choices with right food labels

Labels on packaged foods such as nutrition facts, “low-sodium” or “fat-free” as well as calorie counts on restaurant menus, have to some extent encouraged healthier eating choices, say researchers. The research, led by Tufts University researchers, found that labelling reduced consumers’ intake of calories by 6.6 per cent, total fat by 10.6 per cent and other unhealthy food options by 13 per cent. Labelling also increased consumers’ vegetable consumption by 13.5 per cent. In contrast,…

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