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Everything You Should Know About Food Labels

Aug 2, 2008
You should know that the food you buy must be labeled. As a matter of fact, these labels are meant to be helping you to choose the foods which are good for your health. You will know if the food is suitable for you when you read the labels. However, do you really buy your food according to the information you get from the labels?

It is very true that it can be better for you if you read the labels carefully before you buy the food. However, the point here is that sometimes the information on the labels is actually fooling you. We have to admit that companies which produce the food in order to make money from you. To this end they may try to make the information on the label look a lot better. I am not saying that the food production companies are lying. Yet what they are trying to do is to manipulate the facts so that things will look a lot better.

For example, a food company may change the formula of the food a little bit. And they change the whole package and say that it is a new formula on the label. Is this company telling lies? Certainly the answer is a NO. However, the new formula may not be much different from the old one. They just change it little bit and change the package. Of course the price of the food may also be changed. It will become a bit more expensive. However, most people will tend to think that it is something improved so that they will not mind spending a bit more money in order to get something with better quality. Yet the fact here is that nothing has been improved but the price has been going up!

From the above, you may probably know that you have to read the labels smartly when you buy the food. You should not be fooled by the advertising techniques. You have to understand the ingredients. What you really have to read on the labels is the amount of vitamins, minerals and other ingredients. You need to understand if the food is good for your health.

On the other hand, you should also need to know if the amount of food in the container. The weight of the food is important. This is important for you to compare the prices. You should try to read this information if you want to save money on your food!
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