Say What? Food Terms Unscrambled

After seeing a commercial that stated that “your dog needs to eat clean”, I found myself rolling my eyes and shaking my head. Marketing what’s hot can sometimes have unintended consequences to good intentions. (Have you seen what dogs eat when left to their own devices?)  Anyhoo, here is my handy chart of some popular food words so our conversations can be more fun, useful, and understandable. Let’s talk.

Food Words (1)

Dig Deeper:

clean

http://www.fightbac.org/category/organization-categories/resources/fact-sheet/

https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/161862

carbohydrate

https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/prevention/pdf/t2/Participant-Module-22_More_About_Carbs.pdf

natural

https://www.fda.gov/Food/GuidanceRegulation/GuidanceDocumentsRegulatoryInformation/LabelingNutrition/ucm456090.htm

local

https://www.nal.usda.gov/aglaw/local-foods#quicktabs-aglaw_pathfinder=1

https://www.fns.usda.gov/defining-local-and-finding-local-foods

healthy

https://www.fda.gov/food/guidanceregulation/guidancedocumentsregulatoryinformation/labelingnutrition/ucm520695.htm

https://www.fda.gov/downloads/Food/GuidanceRegulation/GuidanceDocumentsRegulatoryInformation/UCM521692.pdf

health claims

https://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm2006876.htm

food label infographic
https://www.fda.gov/downloads/Food/LabelingNutrition/UCM410486.pdf

 

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