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August 2021

Food manufacturers are constantly coming up with clever ways to trick us into buying ‘healthier’ foods. How does the consumer stay protected against such information? Let’s discuss some of the top misleading labels seen each time we go to the grocery store. Light We tend to think the term “light” refers to fewer calories and fat. However, some companies use this word to reference the flavor of the product, meaning it has the same calorie content as the regular product. The brand must contain 50% or less fat and total calories