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Mom on a Mission: Healthy or Hype? Label Reading Lessons

Non-GMO! Whole grain! Organic! Food packaging is practically screaming at us these days. Touting health claims and promises. But our mom on a mission learned, it’s the back of the box or bottle that’s going to tell the real story of that product. Today we sit down with OhioHealth Hardin Memorial Hospital dietitian, Deanna Carey, to learn how to be label investigators to learn the truth behind the packaging.

Our best advice? Skip the food with a nutrition label as much as possible and go with whole foods – especially produce! Check out our helpful guide to what’s in season in Ohio. Download it below!


Download a PDF with an Ohio produce shopping guide