Reading Labels

What To Look Out For On a Food Label When Grocery Shopping

Theresa Albert | Posted 01.18.2015 | Canada Living
Theresa Albert

Health Canada estimates that 88 per cent of our salt intake comes from packaged foods so simply putting away the salt shaker isn't the solution. Packages contain a "% Daily Value" amount that is too high so it obscures the facts. Most health care professionals recommend around 1500 mg per day as a maximum.

10 Of The Worst Ingredients Found In Food

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 11.26.2012 | Canada Living

We all know reading food labels is important, but there are some ingredients that might need that second look. How many times have you read an ing...

Is the Nutrition Label Misleading You?

Theresa Albert | Posted 11.13.2011 | Canada Living
Theresa Albert

The government regulates the information on the label, right? But there are things you need to know about what's missing or misleading on a food label that could be affecting your health.