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Tips to Determine if a Sugar Should be Labelled “Added” or “Naturally Occurring”

Author(s): Noemi DiMartino & Wenjing Li, M.S.

What is the difference between sugar and added sugar? For those in the food and nutrition world, added sugar might be something we hear about every day. Global dietary recommendations continue to recommend reducing added sugar intake, legislation taxing added sugar content of foods or beverages is increasingly common, and the update to the nutrition… Read more »

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FDA Takes Strides to Make Potassium Salt More Label-Friendly

In the United States, over 90% of people consume more than the recommended intake ┬áThe majority of the population in France (89%), the UK (83%), and Mexico (44%) also fail to meet recommendations from the World Health Organization (WHO). Potassium chloride is one way to reduce sodium content of foods, potentially helping people meet sodium… Read more »