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How to read food labels

Pat Phillips, Melissa Carapetis, Connie Stanton
Knowing how to interpret the information contained on food labels allows consumers to make informed choices.
Key Points

    A healthy lifestyle is the cornerstone of self-management in many chronic diseases. Long lasting changes in lifestyle are, however, often difficult to make. Changing to a healthier diet may be made more difficult by conflicting messages given about foods by the media, the supermarkets and even food packaging.

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