Ingredient Lists on Products

By Lisa Tsakos on September 30, 2009

Q: Are ingredients listed by volume? Or by weight?

A: Ingredients on products are always listed in order by WEIGHT.

We often recommend examining the first 5 ingredients primarily and avoiding those foods with any suspect ingredients among that list, but I think it's necessary to study the entire list of ingredients. While substances like MSG are very light they can be quite potent.

Learn to be shopper savvy! Check out these articles:

  • Nutrition Facts

  • How to Read Food Labels

  • Nutrient Content Claims


By Lisa Tsakos| September 30, 2009
Categories:  Eat

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