Advertisement

What does it mean if a food is labeled dietetic?

Dietetic has no standard meaning. It indicates only that something has been changed or replaced. It could contain less sugar, less salt, less fat, or less cholesterol than the regular version of the same product. For example, if you look at a package of “dietetic” cookies, you might find that they are low in sodium but are not as low in calories or sugar as you might be led to believe.

Continue Learning about Nutrition

Nutrition Boosters for Fruit and Veggies
Nutrition Boosters for Fruit and Veggies
Fresh fruit and veggies come packed with vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals. Or do they? Turns out it might depend on how you treat them. And no d...
Read More
What is nutritional counseling?
Michelle Carlson, NASM Elite TrainerMichelle Carlson, NASM Elite Trainer
Nutritional counseling allows nutrition to truly be approached individually. A lot of nutrition plan...
More Answers
How to Spot 9 Hidden Sugar Bombs
How to Spot 9 Hidden Sugar BombsHow to Spot 9 Hidden Sugar BombsHow to Spot 9 Hidden Sugar BombsHow to Spot 9 Hidden Sugar Bombs
These sneaky sugar sources can sabotage your diet and send blood sugar levels soaring.
Start Slideshow
What Are Some Healthy Ways to Serve Potatoes?
What Are Some Healthy Ways to Serve Potatoes?

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.