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Topic of the Month: Decoding Nutrition Labels

Dec 02, 2019 12:34PM ● By Editor
From the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic and Cook County Public Health and Human Services - December 2, 2019

Do you want to make healthier food choices, but don't know where to start?  Have you ever felt confused by the information on the "Nutrition Facts" label?

Check out December's Topic of the Month!  "Decoding Nutrition Facts Labels" will help you make sense of all those numbers.  
  • How do "serving size" and "servings per container" impact my decisions?
  • What does "% daily value" mean?  
  • Do I need to worry about hidden sodium?
  • What's the difference between "total sugar" and "added sugar? Does it matter?

Click here to read this month's issue.  Then, click here to browse around the past issues.  They cover a wide variety of topics - feel free to share!