Harvard Heart Letter

The Nutrition Facts label finally gets a makeover

Updates that may benefit heart health include details on added sugars and more accurate serving sizes. The information on the Nutrition Facts label—that small box of nutrition-related data on the back of all food packages—has stayed pretty much the same since its introduction back in 1993. But earlier this year, the FDA approved a number of revisions to the panel. The changes reflect the evolving scientific evidence on the connections between…

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