How to Read Food Labels

Summary: Learning how to read food labels ensures that you won't be seduced by manufactures' unwarranted claims and marketing jargon.
Air Date: 11/14/13
Duration: 10
Host: Dr. Michael Smith, MD
Guest Bio: Mira Dessy
twitter IDMira Dessy is a Certified Nutrition Educator and Real Food Advocate.

She is also the author of The Pantry Principle: how to read the label and understand what's really in your food.

Dessy is a professional member of the National Association of Nutrition Professionals, the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior, and the American Holistic Health Association.

She speaks frequently to laypeople and nutrition professionals on how to navigate the grocery store's mammoth packaged food stock, to decipher confusing food labels, and to choose healthy foods. Her motto is "Eat well to be well."
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How to Read Food Labels
Processed food, fast food, adulterated and chemically-enhanced foods make stocking your pantry with healthy foods a truly mystifying chore.

Mira Dessy, author of The Pantry Principle, joins Dr. Mike to discuss how to read food labels and not be misled by manufactures' claims and marketing jargon enticing you to buy their products.


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