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Weights and Measures: Translating from Cups to Ounces

If you have ever read the food label on a can of nuts, you will recall that the portions are often listed in ounces—weighed ounces that is. Now many people have no sense of volume or number when they read … Continue reading

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Should We Change How We Read the Food Label?

This editorial is by Nora Saul, M.S., R.D., C.D.E., Manager of Nutritional Services at Joslin Today, a patient asked me a question that started me thinking about Carl Bialik’s recent Wall Street Journal editorial on food labels and the metric … Continue reading

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