UNDERSTANDING FOOD LABELLING

Simple Swaps: Salt

Sodium chloride (NaCl) is the chemical formula for salt. In regards to the diet it is the sodium component of salt that can cause high blood pressure.  In the UK it is advised that adults do not consume more than 6g of salt or 2.4g of sodium a day. This...

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Food Labelling and Nutrition

Food packaging and labelling is an entire legal entity and in the UK and Europe there are strict regulations manufacturers and businesses must comply with. For in depth information about food labelling and legislations visit the Food Standards Agency website.   This blog will aim to help you understand specifically the ingredient and nutrition information provided on food labels.  There...