Saturday, 13 April 2013

Tip # 4 Case in point - Guest blog by Allison Jorgens

 Fitness Training for Life and Adventures


 By: Allison Jorgens, P.H.Ec.
For more information:
Link to my website
Link to my blog
Link to purchase my books   

Tip #4

Watch those serving sizes. Not only are serving sizes often unrealistic, they are almost never consistent across product categories or brands making shopping a difficult task. Without referencing the serving size it is not possible to put the nutrition information into context, and it is not possible to properly compare products. Case in point READ THIS!

Allison Jorgens is a Professional Home Economist holding a degree in nutritional sciences. She has been working as a food label specialist for grocers and food manufactures in Canada for nearly a decade. Over the past ten years, Allison has reviewed thousands of food labels for many of Canada’s leading private-label grocery brands, large and small manufacturers, distributors, and a variety of importers. It is this wide-ranging experience in regulatory-compliance label reviews that makes her knowledge unique—and her perspective all the more shocking. As a concerned parent and advocate of leading a healthful lifestyle, Allison recommends that all consumers empower themselves with the knowledge needed to make more healthful and informed choices.

Allison sits on the board of directors of The Food Label Movement and the Ontario Home Economics Association. She is a proud member of the Ontario Home Economics Association, Ontario Home Economists in Business Association, Prince Edward Island Home Economics Association, and sits on the advisory council for Eating Disorders of York Region. 
To subscribe to my consolidated newsletter, Click here 
Melony Teague a freelance writer and columnist and motivator who lives in Canada with her husband and two young children.
Founder of "Secrets of Body Transformation from the Inside Out" 
Join me on facebook

No comments:

Post a Comment

Thank you for your comments.