Nutrition Facts and Food Labels

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  • What Is the Glycemic Index?

    The glycemic index, simply put, is a measure of how quickly a food causes our blood sugar levels to rise. A food's GI ranking only applies when a food is consumed on an empty stomach without any other type of food. As anyone who's ever eaten food knows, this isn’t always how we eat.

  • Understanding Egg Labels

    Today, you can choose between brown and white, free-range and cage-free, organic and non-organic eggs.

  • Fresh, Canned or Frozen

    Fruits and vegetables are good-for-you foods — no matter what form they take — fresh, frozen, canned or dried. This versatility means more varieties can be enjoyed any time of day — or growing season. Here are some ideas for getting the most from your fruits and vegetables.

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