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Foods Labeled 'Healthy' May Hide Unhealthy Secrets

Posted today in Daily MedNews

WEDNESDAY, March 22, 2017 -- Food products that claim to be no-fat, no-sugar, low-fat or reduced-salt aren't necessarily healthier, researchers say. The study authors looked at more than 80 million food and beverage purchases from 2008 to 2012. The purchases were made by more than 40,0000 U.S. households. The researchers found that 13 percent of food and 35 percent of beverage products were marketed as having no, reduced or low levels of sugar, fat or salt. Low-fat was the most common claim the...

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