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Elsevier Health Sciences

Can Changes in Nutrition Labeling Help Consumers Make Better Food Choices?

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Caption: An FDA-commissioned study finds that two proposed nutrition labeling changes could potentially make nutritional content information easier to understand. Study participants could more accurately assess the number of calories or amount of fat or other nutrients per serving and in the entire package when a single, large serving per container format or a dual-column format was used.

Credit: Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

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