Whole Health: A Ratings Traffic Jam

A growing number of nutrition experts believe the federal government should develop a single national standard for rating the nutritional content of a food item. So far, however, the Land of the Free is relying on the wide variety of industry- and retailer-sponsored nutrition rating programs Guiding Stars, NuVal and Smart Choices, to name a few. Supporters are now pointing to a new study from Great

A growing number of nutrition experts believe the federal government should develop a single national standard for rating the nutritional content of a food item. So far, however, the Land of the Free is relying on the wide variety of industry- and retailer-sponsored nutrition rating programs — Guiding Stars, NuVal and Smart Choices, to name a few. Supporters are now pointing to a new study from Great Britain's Food Standards Agency — the U.K. version of the Food and Drug Administration — to b

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