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Another Reason to Pay Attention to Food Labels

Posted on Sep 25, 2014 0 comments

We’ve mentioned the importance of reading nutrition labels on food before. There are a number of reasons why you should read labels on food before you make a purchase.

One major reason is that many foods that look and sound healthy are actually quite the opposite. Thanks to marketing tricks, misleading language and public perception, many of us believe that certain foods are healthy for us when they’re actually anything but.

How Reading Food Labels can Help you Feel Great

Posted on Apr 02, 2014 0 comments

Written by Dr. Mubina Jiwa

The foods you eat can greatly impact how you feel. Eating healthy foods will make you feel energetic, awake and happy while eating foods that are lacking nutrition and high in refined salt, sugar and other unhealthy ingredients can make you feel tired, sluggish and even depressed. Plus, if you have a food intolerance or food sensitivity, certain foods and food ingredients can cause you pain, discomfort or a variety of other issues. Avoiding these foods is the key to feeling good.

However, many prepared foods contain ingredients that you may not expect. This means that it’s important to read food labels carefully. Both the ingredients list and the nutritional information table contain important information that can tell you a lot about the foods you’re eating.

Here are a few tips for reading food labels.

Do you pay attention to calorie counts, nutritional information & serving sizes on labels? You should

Posted on Sep 14, 2012 0 comments

Written by Dr. Mubina Jiwa

There are a wide variety of different foods available to the average North American at any given time. Whether you’re visiting a restaurant, stopping by a food court or walking through the aisles of a grocery store, you are exposed to many different food choices each day. How do you make the choices and decide which foods you are going to eat?

Some people shops based on price and buy the items that are on sale or the ones that they feel offer the best value. Others buy the same items each time. You may only be concerned with taste and picking out the foods that you like best or you may want to select the most nutritious foods. Each person shops differently. However, deciding which food to eat is incredibly important and how you make the decision matters.