“Reduced Sugar” Claims Can Be Misleading

A new study suggests that common packaged food claims like “reduced in sugar” or “no added sugar” can be misleading. The study looked at nutrient content, overall healthfulness and use of sweetener ingredients between products with and without claims of reduced or no added sugar. It found that products claiming reduced or no added sugar can still have sugar levels too high by World Health Organization standards. Read more

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