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For Your Health, Froot Loops?

DesertNomad (885798) writes | more than 4 years ago

The Almighty Buck 1

DesertNomad (885798) writes "William Neuman of the New York Times reports today on a new food-labeling campaign called Smart Choices, backed by most of the nation's largest food manufacturers, which is "designed to help shoppers easily identify smarter food and beverage choices." The green checkmark label that is starting to show up on store shelves will appear on hundreds of packages, including — to the surprise of many nutritionists — sugar-laden cereals like Cocoa Krispies and Froot Loops. Eileen T. Kennedy, president of the Smart Choices board and the dean of the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, said the program's criteria were based on government dietary guidelines and widely accepted nutritional standards."
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I was surprised looking at a Captain Crunch box (1)

codeguy007 (179016) | more than 4 years ago | (#29327465)

While Captain Crunch has little nutritional value, it's also fairly low calories too. 110 Calories per serving. Hey and it doesn't get soggy in milk too. :)

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