Making Smart Food Choices

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In this new report by The Organic Center, they describe a new tool that will help consumers identify smart, nutrient-rich food choices. Despite the abundance of food, the United States is a nation that faces a complex problem – more than a 100 million people are obese at the same time that around 36 million people are hungry.

The Organic Center has just released a new guide to help consumers make healthy food decisions. (Photo credit: The Organic Center)

So how does a person lacking a degree in nutrition decide what foods are best to consume? By drawing on the strengths of existing systems, the authors of the report created “The Organic Center Nutritional Quality Index (TOC-NQI) – a comprehensive, data-driven nutrient profiling system that will help consumers make more informed food decisions.

Click here to read the report.

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