March is National Nutrition Month…

Don't be fooled by these doubtful claims. Instead, read the labels on items that have these decriptions on them.

"Natural"~ This claim is supposed to point out minimal processing and additives; however, the FDA does not monitor these claims, relying on the honor system-something that is in short supply.

"Healthy"~Like "natural", the "healthy" moniker is something that is not monitored and therefore can mean just about anything (or nothing).

"Made with real_________" (fill in the blank).~That may be true, but the real ingredient could be as little as 5 percent of the total ingredients. Even the most processed junk food might be made with real milk, cheese or chocolate.

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Stephanie Novacek
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