Reading food labels

Food labels

Reading food labels can often feel like deciphering top secret codes. However, if you know what to look for, the food label can reveal just how healthy (or unhealthy) a food really is. Here are some things to consider: Each label must contain the following...

Micronutrients: vitamins and minerals

vitamins minerals micronutrients

You may hear nutritionists refer to food as nutrient-dense or as nutritionally empty. What this refers to is a food’s ability to provide us with the vitamins and minerals that are responsible for a myriad of biochemical processes which fuel our metabolism. Without them, even...