Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Awesome food label

I love a good graphic and there was a wonderful article in a recent NY Times showing the author's proposed food label.

Featuring red, yellow, green and big numbers, these labels would be obvious to all consumers the relative healthiness of the foods they were buying. 

Here's how it works for four imaginary foods:
Now isn't this a lot more understandable than the horrible labels we currently have?
Really, who even reads these anymore?

1 comment:

  1. There's another idea put out that asks that the number of calories required to burn off the food be placed on the label: