Less Salt, More Whole Grains: FDA Updates Food Label Definition of ‘Healthy’ | Health

Less Salt, More Whole Grains: FDA Updates Food Label Definition of ‘Healthy’ | Health

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Salmon can’t be labeled a “healthy” food under existing federal regulations, because it contains high levels of fat.

But sweetened cereals can bear the “healthy” label on their packaging if they tick specific boxes related to individual nutrients — even though they might be loaded with added sugars.

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