RD offers tips on how to decode nutrition labels

09/9/2011 | Times-Picayune (New Orleans), The

Look for the type of fat rather than total fat and carefully consider calories, carbohydrates and portion size when analyzing nutrition-label information, registered dietitian Molly Kimball writes. She offers reference ranges and upper limits for cholesterol, sodium and sugar, and advises people not to focus on measures such as calories from fat or percentage of daily values because they can be confusing.

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