How to Decode Common Nutrition Claims

Labels on processed foods make nutrition claims, like “light,” “trans-fat free” or “low in sugar”. But what do these claims really mean? Test your knowledge and get the facts.

The quiz content was reviewed for factual accuracy by Melinda Glassford, a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator with St. Michael's Hospital Academic Family Health Team.

Fact Sheet

For more detailed information, refer to the What Nutrition Claims Mean fact sheet from St. Michael's Family Learning Centre. Ask your health-care provider if you have any questions.