FDA Proposes a Daily Value for Sugar on Nutrition Labels

Marion Nestle is the author of seven books and a professor at NYU’s Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health. She discusses the FDA’s proposal to add a daily value for sugar on nutrition labels. Until now, labels were only required to list the number of grams of sugar in a given product. Under the new proposed guidelines the FDA would recommend that consumers ingest no more than 10% of their daily calories from added sugars.

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