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Flaws in new FDA nutrition food labels

Here's the source article (nytimes) with the lede image:
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/21/health/fda-nutrition-labels.html?_r=0#
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While it's nice to see they are making an effort to redesign these labels, they really need a scientist to help design how to present this information in context. Here is a screenshot of a "side-by-side comparison:"
michelleObama_IMG_1993.png

Let's take a closer look

A couple of percent is missing, 2 to be exact:
michelleObama_IMG_1989.png

michelleObama_IMG_1990.png

Not sure if this is the new way of calculating percentages since I learned basic math in elementary school:
michelleObama_IMG_1993a.png

Following the numbers... Wha?
michelleObama_IMG_1992a.png

I'm actually glad I don't have kids because otherwise I would homeschool them or send them to private school.

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