To help us make better decisions whilst shopping, getting a grasp on reading food labels is useful.
Food Labels can help you identity the amount of fat, sugar and cholesterol in your diet; thus making it easy for you to compare one food item with another and choose the one with lower amounts.
You can also use an app designed for phones and tablets called Foodswitch.
Good news is you dont need to be tech savyy to get the benefits of this app. The George Institute for Global Health introduced Foodswitch which helps you see the ingredients in packaged foods (and lets face it there is sooo many packaged foods), and gives you the chance to make a healthier choice available in supermarkets.
It allows you to scan the barcode of the packaged item and gives you quick easy nutritional information as well healthier alternatives. And you can share this with friends and family.