How to Read Food Labels!

In 1990, the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act (NLEA) was passed which required all packaged foods to bear nutritional information and health claims. The ingredient panel, serving sizes and the terms “light” and “low fat” were all standardized and the first template that was created then is pretty much the same label as we recognize …

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What in the World is Gluten?

Gluten has received a mass amount of attention in recent years and much of that has been negative. If you go and look at any food label, you will notice many with bold words, in all capitals, “GLUTEN FREE!” Sure, that sounds great because you want to eat as healthy as possible but what even …

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