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Looking at labels

These days we are increasingly aware of what is in our food and how we can use information to make healthy choices. For some foods these choices are relatively straight forward – we know that fruit and vegetables are a healthy choice to have every day whereas chocolate is something to have as a treat. But when we buy pre-prepared foods it is sometimes more difficult to know whether these are a healthier choice or not.

To inform consumers about the nutrient content of foods, nutrition information is now often presented on the front of the pack when you buy a product. Currently, there are two main ways this is being done, read on to find out!
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