They’ve been on the packages of the processed food you buy for decades. But chances are you either don’t read them or, if you do, you have a difficult time understanding exactly what they mean. Since the 1990’s, nutrition labels have been a requirement on packaged foods in Canada and the U.S.A.. They list the amounts of essential nutrients, like fats (both saturated and unsaturated), carbohydrates and proteins; sugar; sodium (salt); and other nutrients, including vitamins and minerals, contained in a serving size of the food in the package. They also list the percent of the recommended daily value (how much you should consume each day) of each item on the nutrition label. It’s a good attempt and trying to give you an idea of the nutrition in the foods you buy so you can make healthier choices. But the labels are far from perfect. And that has affects your ability to maintain a healthy weight and minimize your cellulite.
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