How to Read Nutrition Labels

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Yes, we’re serious, and yes this is worth reading.

Ever picked up a package of your favorite snack and realized that the serving size is way smaller than what you usually serve yourself? Or been surprised when you realize that the tomato sauce you always buy from the store contains more sugar per serving than a small breakfast muffin?

That’s what this blog post is for. It’s a simple guide to help you decipher labels and understand what all those words and numbers really mean.


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