Food Packaging Labels – What do they all mean?

Clinical Herbalist Reviewed on October 4, 2012 by Paulina Nelega, RH
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Food Packaging Labels – Low Fat, Reduced Fat, Natural, Light, Low Sodium, Good Source of… What do they all mean?


Low Fat: This is an FDA-regulated term that means three or fewer grams of fat per serving.

Zero Trans Fat: Fewer than half a gram of trans fat per serving. The concern is that people may still be (unknowingly) eating a substantial amount of trans fat on a daily basis.


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