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Do You Speak Food Label Language?

Food labels can be pretty confusing.  For instance, you might think that you know what fat free means – but if a food product is labeled “fat free” does mean that it’s totally fat free? Not necessarily. According to the FDA, a food can be labeled fat free if it contains less than 0.5 grams […]

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What’s The Difference Between Low Fat, Reduced Fat, Light, Lean, And Extra Lean?

How much time do you spend in the supermarket aisle confused by the labels on mayo — or cookies — or just about every other item in the packaged bread aisle?  What do reduced fat, low fat, light, fat free, or low in calories actually mean? You practically have to walk around with a cheat […]

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How Many Calories Top Your Ice Cream Sundae?

Do You Like Your Ice Cream Naked Or With Toppings? Sometimes there’s nothing better than an ice cream sundae. Sundaes can be made with just about anything and I freely admit that my favorite part is the stuff you put on top of ice cream, not the ice cream itself. So Many Choices You can […]

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Calorie Saving Ice Cream Toppings

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream For Ice Cream Sometimes there’s nothing better than a good old ice cream sundae. As far as I’m concerned – and I’m far from an ice cream purist – my favorite thing is the stuff you can put on top of ice cream.  The mixture of the topping […]

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What The Heck Is The Difference Between Low Fat And Reduced Fat . . . and light, lean, and extra lean?

The Signs Are Everywhere How much time do you spend in the supermarket aisle confused by the labels on mayo — or yogurt — or milk?  Reduced fat, low fat, light, fat free, low in calories.  You need a spread sheet to sort out the calories and the nutritional stats. The same thing is true […]

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