02 Aug '11, 5pm

Wouldn't it be nice to read a food label and just "get it"? (via @treehugger)

Wouldn't it be nice to read a food label and just "get it"? (via @treehugger)

"Walker's design is dramatic, intriguing and holds great promise,'' said Mr. Pollan. "I liked being able to see the visual breakdown of foods, although I wonder how her design would work with more complicated products, like Lucky Charms, say, or a PowerBar. Even so, it's a step in the right direction. What I'd like to see next is some sort of color coding for the food groups and some attempt to show the degree of processing of various foods. Eating doesn't have to be complicated; figuring out what's in your food shouldn't be either."

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/08/rethinking-the-fo...

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