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by gold stone (2019-06-01)

The good news is, due to the Vertigo And Dizziness Program Review lobbying efforts of community activists, more and more states are now providing detailed nutritional information on their menus. In some cases, this is mandated by law and in others restaurants are providing the information voluntarily in an effort to give the consumers what they want.In many restaurants it's now becoming common to see a wealth of detailed information on menus such as calorie counts, sodium levels and amount of saturated fats. Now, along with the ingredients that went into your lasagna you can also see how much salt you're taking in as well. You have to be a little careful though to make sure that just because it says "low fat" next to a menu item that there isn't a high level of other undesirable ingredients such as sodium or cholesterol. Low fat is a good idea but not if it's at the expense of other nutritional goals.The increased focus on providing the information on what's in your food has lead some food makers to get a little creative with the claims they put on the labels. Package labels now boast of ingredients that can cure your cancer, lower your risk of heart disease and make you immune from Alzheimer's disease based on ingredients that have changed only slightly or in some cases, not at all. After all, slapping a label on a bag of apples that says "Gluten Free" is a little misleading to people who don't realize that apples never did and never will contain gluten.The goal of all this increase in information is to make consumers more aware of what they're eating and how healthy their food choices are. This effort seems to be succeeding, too. The Food and Drug Administration did a survey of health and diet in 2008 that seems to indicate that people are becoming much more label savvy. Over half of the people surveyed answered that they read nutritional labels in the grocery store and almost 40% of respondents claimed that they weren't fooled by spurious claims of "low fat" or "high fiber".Business owners in the food and beverage industry are now getting clued in to the benefits of consumer education to their bottom lines as well. The recognition that giving the customer what they want by offering specialty menu items that appeal to people who had few choices in the past is helping to drive up sales. This works out well for the customer and it's good for the business as well.