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Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2014 11:29 am

If you've ever tried to puzzle out why a small bag of cashews is "three servings" or whether "Calories from Fat" is something you should care about, rejoice: Those ubiquitous "Nutrition Facts" might soon become more helpful and easy to use.

For the first time in 20 years, the FDA is proposing a major overhaul of nutrition labels that would emphasize calories, highlight added sugars, and present more realistic serving sizes.

Read the rest of the story here: http://www.businessinsider.com/fda-proposes-new-nutrition-labels-2014-2#ixzz2uY4bJUKf

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