Food labels

Food labels


Nutritional and therapeutic aspects, indications and advice for the consumer, harmful additives and prevention, mineral water labels

Understand food labels

The different foods and foods that we take in every day with diet and nutrition have a peculiar composition in terms of nutrients ; this allows them to be characterized and then divided into the so-called ‘FOOD GROUPS’ or categories.
The Food Groups »

Food labels

When we go shopping do we rely on our senses, wallet or common sense?Those who rely on common sense cannot forget that famous Chinese saying which reads: “we are what we eat”. And what we eat is reported on food labels!
Food labels » The label of fresh eggs »

Nutrition labels

Quality food producers usually underline the properties of their foods, enhancing their nutritional characteristics.Given that producing healthy and genuine food costs more than resorting to cheap industrial shortcuts, it would be counterproductive and stupid not to specify its beneficial properties.
Nutrition Labels »

Preservation and food additives

When reading the label of a food, it is necessary to pay special attention to the times and methods of conservation.Foods keep their organoleptic and nutritional characteristics intact for a certain period of time, after which they begin to change their characteristics.
Preservation and food additives»

Food additives: those who know them avoid them

Some tips to protect the consumer:at the supermarket, prefer foods with a low content of additives

go shopping using your brain and not your eyes: if the color of a food is too flashy, compare it with the price…

Food additives: those who know them avoid them»

Labels and mineral water

Orienting yourself in the choice of the numerous mineral waters available on the market is not easy. The labels placed on the containers represent a valid aid in this regard.The label uniquely identifies all the elements and characteristics of a mineral water.

However, it is not always easy to correctly interpret the data provided by this sort of “database”

Labels and mineral water»

Since November 2020, the NutrInform label has also been used .

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