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Some health claims are approved by the Food and Drug Administration; others are endorsements by associations, organizations, or companies. Using the Nutrition Facts label will help you make informed decisions.
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Lasley, Emily and Litchfield, Ruth E., "Understanding Health Claims on Food Products" (2013). Human Sciences Extension and Outreach Publications. 24.