New Nutrition Facts Label Boon for Diabetes Patients

The new Nutrition Facts label was finalized by the U.S Food and Drug¬†Administration in 2017. It will make it easier for you to identify and compare products with added sugar and help you to make healthier food choices. Most food manufacturers have until 2019 to change their labels, but many have already done so. The new format will make it much easier to find which products contain “hidden” sugar, which is currently often listed under unfamiliar names like maltose or levulose. The new label will also help you distinguish between added sugars and naturally occurring sugars in foods. Read more

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