Since this is my first post I want to make sure I introduce myself (you can also read about me on the "About" tab) and welcome you to my site. With that said, it's time to start covering our first topic, Food Labels and Marketing Strategies. I find this to be a very enlightening subject as I have been (and I'm pretty sure a lot of people have) victim of these claims on the foods we buy. Turns out statements on food labels can be very deceiving. Manufacturers have found creative and sneaky ways to make things more appealing to the buyer promoting products as healthier without actually getting in trouble with the FDA for lying. Here are a couple of examples of these claims you will want to start keeping an eye out for:
And remember, always read your labels and choose wisely!
Source: Eating Clean for dummies by Wright Larsen
21 CFR 101.9(c) FDA Nutrition Labeling Chapter