Nutrition Facts and Food Labels

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    If decoding the information on a food package is a challenge for adults, think of how hard it is for teens who are just beginning to make choices for themselves.

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    You may have noticed that infant food labels look different from adult food labels. While infant food labels also use the Nutrition Facts format, the information provided is different.

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