With New Food Labels, Back Of The Box Gets A Makeover

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The proposed Nutrition Facts label (right) has a few subtle differences from the current label, including bolder calorie counts and added sugar information. Food and Drug Administration hide caption

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First Look: The FDA's Nutrition Label Gets A Makeover

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New Food Label Aims To Make Healthy Decisions Easier

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Kellogg, maker of Pop-Tarts, announced Feb. 14 that it will buy palm oil — an ingredient in Pop-Tarts — only from companies that don't destroy rain forests where palm trees are grown. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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Lunch with oysters and wine by Frans van Mieris, 1635-1681. Universal Images Group/UIG via Getty Images hide caption

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For The Love Of Oysters: How A Kiss From The Sea Evokes Passion

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A customer shops for milk at a Safeway in Livermore, Calif. Although it may seem counterintuitive, there's growing evidence that full-fat dairy is linked to reduced body weight. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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The Full-Fat Paradox: Whole Milk May Keep Us Lean

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Sandwich chain Subway has announced plans to drop the additive azodicarbonamide from its fresh-baked breads. Above, Subway founder Fred DeLuca poses carrying bread for sandwiches. Jonathan Nackstrand /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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You May Be Eating More Sugar Than You Realize And That's Bad

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Even seemingly healthful foods can contain unexpected spoonfuls of sugar. Meg Vogel/NPR hide caption

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Sweet Tooth Gone Bad: Why 22 Teaspoons Of Sugar Per Day Is Risky

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The Full House cast John Stamos, Bob Saget and Dave Coulier are featured in Dannon's Superbowl ad. OikosYogurt/Youtube hide caption

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Super Bowl Ads Go Healthy: Selling Yogurt With A Steamy Kiss

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People practice yoga at a fundraiser for a breast cancer foundation in Hong Kong. Ed Jones/Getty Images hide caption

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4-MEI, a chemical created during the manufacturing of caramel color used to dye sodas brown, is under new scrutiny. iStockphoto hide caption

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Last year, Long John Silver's Big Catch platter — which contained a whopping 33 grams of trans fats — won the dubious distinction of "worst restaurant meal in America" from a health watchdog group. Now, the fast-food chain says it has ditched the unhealthful fats from its menu. Tom Spaulding/Flickr hide caption

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