Vancouver Sun article: What does the nutrition facts label tell you?

Sun Run Training Week 7: The Truth Behind Nutrition Labels

nutrition labelThis week in the Vancouver Sun, I write about how food labels can tell you what foods are really candy in disguise. For example, did you know that Multigrain Cheerios has more sugar and less fibre than regular Cheerios? Read this article to find out which granola bars are no better than a Snickers chocolate bar!

Here's a teaser:

"What do you look for in a nutrition facts label?

"Between the fat, calories, sodium, sugar, fibre, and the long list of ingredients, one can get easily confused. Sometimes too much information makes us lose sight of the basics. Wholesome snacks like fresh fruits, vegetables and whole foods are always better than packaged, processed foods..."

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