Think You Know How to Read Food Labels? Think Again!
Eating healthy used to be about making meals from scratch. And while this is an ideal we should all strive for, the reality is that most of us head to the grocery store and buy a lot of prepared foods.
Certainly, the days of canning and preserving foods seem long gone for all but a few industrious people. The same goes for making breads and cereals. If the age of buying prepared foods is here to stay, there’s one particular skill you’ll need to develop to protect yourself from the potential nutritional pitfalls that go along with buying food that some company has mass-produced: learning to decipher nutrition labels.