How to Read Food Labels

How to Read Food Labels

While many people recognize that food insecurity is the lack of reliable access to food, some are unaware that part of its definition is that the food should be nutritious. To figure out which foods are best, we have to look at the food labels. But if we stopped and read every label, all the way through, we would never leave the grocery store. There are a few things to look for when trying to decide on whether a food would contribute to a healthy diet. Here are the top five things to look for and how to use them.