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A Grocery Tour: How Healthy Is 'Healthy' Food?

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A Grocery Tour: How Healthy Is 'Healthy' Food?

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A Grocery Tour: How Healthy Is 'Healthy' Food?

A Grocery Tour: How Healthy Is 'Healthy' Food?

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Supermarket shelves are full of labels that say "healthy" this or "low-fat" that. But when one grocery chain ranked the foods, those were near the bottom. If the "good stuff" isn't even good for you, what is?

Guests:

Caren Epstein, spokesperson for Hannaford Supermarkets

Lillian Sonnenberg, senior manager of Massachusetts General Hospital's Ambulatory Nutrition Services

Lauren Swann; nutrition consultant who specializes in food labeling and marketing communications