Collin wrote about checking out the ingredient list of the bottled and canned foods you buy. Let's take this a step further and check out the nutritional aspect of labeling foods.

According to an article in by Leslie Beck in The Globe and Mail, your food item may claim to be low in fat, but still pack loads of sugar or sodium. Look beyond the bright artwork and take the time to read the nutritional information on the label carefully. Learn to use the information available to you to make an informed decision about what products you are going to purchase and eat.