16 April 2014

Proposed Changes to Nutritional Data

More emphasis on total calories, clearer info on number of servings/serving size, adding "Added Sugar" info, and getting rid of calories from fat.  I think all those changes make sense.  The only part I wasn't sure about was moving the %DV from the right to the left margins.  I'm not convinced that really gains anything.  Anyways, I'll be eager to see these changes at the grocery store! 

3 comments:

  1. Barking up the wrong tree for the most part. Calories in, calories out model misses the point. Noting total sugar & carbs good, as CARBS, not FAT (at least sat fats) aren't the problem. See Taubes, Good Calories, Bad Calories for details or Mark Sisson's Primal Blueprint info for further details.

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  2. not a fan of the left side %s either. also, why did they drop the nutrient info? I would have bolded serving size to emphasize portion rather than serv/containter

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  3. serving sizes are going up too, who eats just half a cup of ice cream?

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