Understanding some of our food labels can be quite daunting at times. What is low in added sugar or high protein and less fat? Here are a few meanings to help you read the labels.
Organic – Foods can only have ‘organic’ on them if they have at least 95% of their farmed ingredients organic.
Low Salt – They say that we should eat no more than 6g of salt a day (to avoid high blood pressure). To be “low salt” the product must have less than 0.03g per 100g. If the product lists sodium (which is one of the two main components of salt) then you will need to multiply this by 2.5 for true salt content.
High Fibre – For a product to claim it is high in fibre it must contain at least 6g of fibre per 100g or at least 3g per 100 calories. Do not…
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