Food labels can be a tricky business. I have been frustrated in the past about companies hiding ugly ingredients under other names (read my post about what to avoid on ingredients lists). This infographic from Fix.com is a great resource for how to decode nutrition labels.
Years ago, I bought into the idea that all fat is bad and therefore opted for low-fat, or fat-free options wherever possible. Now I know better. We all need healthy fats, or “heart-healthy fats”, which are labelled as unsaturated fat (found in foods like avocados, nuts, eggs, fish, and vegetable oils). Read more about different fats and avoiding trans fats in the Fix.com article.
Source: Fix.com Blog
What did you learn about how to decode food labels from this infographic?
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