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Understanding New FDA Nutrition Labels

HCA Midwest Physicians March 03, 2014

Registered Dietitian Diadra Harnden

The Food and Drug Administration is proposing a major overhaul of the nutrition labels on food packages—including a more prominent calorie count, adjusting serving sizes to real-life and a separate line itemizing added sugars to a product. College Park Family Care Center Registered Dietitian Diadra Harnden explains how the new information can guide us to right-size the portions we eat and our daily calorie intake to help reduce the country’s obesity epidemic and other health issues such as diabetes, heart disease and stroke.

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