Study indicates nutrition labels need improvement

01/24/2013 | Reuters

Participants had a better understanding of a food's healthfulness when nutritional facts, such as calories and nutrients, were presented for the entire package, rather than a single serving, an FDA study revealed. The findings, published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, suggest that clearly displaying total calories and nutrients in a container might boost healthy eating habits, researchers said.

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