What to Look for When Youre Reading Nutrition Facts Labels

Pay close attention to serving sizes, calories, and sodium content to make heart-smart decisions at the grocery store.

Reading nutrition facts labels isnt that difficult, and indeed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is trying to make the information on those labels even clearer. Still, if youre trying to make heart-healthy food purchases, its important to know what youre looking for as you scan the backs of cereal boxes, salad dressing bottles and other products.
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