Food Labels: Your Questions Answered

  • Greenwood
  • 2019
  • 135
  • Sproget er ikke defineret
  • Udgave er ikke defineret
  • 9781440863677

How accurate is the Nutrition Facts Panel, and who decides what information goes on it? Why don't all foods have nutrition or ingredient information? How can you tell if a product is organic, non-GMO, or ethically produced? Are words such as &quote;all-natural&quote; and &quote;light&quote; on packaging meaningful or just clever marketing? Food Labels: Your Questions Answered, a part of Greenwood's Q&A Health Guides series, provides clear, concise answers to these and many other questions readers may have about the labels and health claims found on food packaging.Each book in this series follows a reader-friendly question-and-answer format that anticipates readers' needs and concerns. Prevalent myths and misconceptions are identified and dispelled, and a collection of case studies illustrates key concepts and issues through relatable stories and insightful recommendations. The book also includes a section on health literacy, equipping teens and young adults with practical tools and strategies for finding, evaluating, and using credible sources of health information both on and off the internet-important skills that contribute to a lifetime of healthy decision-making.