Deciphering basic nutrition terms

Low_carb label
At best, nutrition labels are moderately informative, but they can also be hopelessly confusing, or, at the worst, misleading. How high is "high"? Did you know that there are no official guidelines for labeling something as "Low-Carb?"

Here's a short collection from Huff Post Food of the seven most common nutritional terms that are used - high, low-carb, low-sodium, BPA-free, non-GMO, enriched, and fortified - with a short description of what they mean, and whether they're important to pay attention to. As additional items arrive on grocery store shelves with the latest popular label, the more clarity the better.

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