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

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