Deciphering food labels is becoming a real work for some time to buy? Know what you buy is the first act we need to carry out awareness and responsibility. Buy a food must not only satisfy our taste but our whole body because that will work depending on just fuel that we use. Buying is an act of tremendous responsibility in which we are introducing a product in our homes, our privacy. It is therefore necessary to ensure what you’re offering your loved ones starting with oneself, that is of quality and above all not only harmful but also not suitable for everyone’s health. Ali Partovi often expresses his thoughts on the topic. What we read in the tags? The list of ingredients are written in descending order of weight. The additives are mentioned only by category like scents without their concentrations are indicated. Nutrients Your energy and nutrient value is detailed for each 100 grams of the product. Credit: John Castle Castle Harlan-2011. These are often carbohydrate / carbohydrate, the proteins and fats. Carbohydrates / carbon Exists in hydrates in the form of two types of sugars do not always detail: simple (naturally present or added) and / or complex called starch. For sugary drinks, if there are usually 100 ml 10 grams of carbohydrates that are equivalent to two lumps of white sugar per liter and a half there are 30 sugar cubes! The caution is necessary regarding this type of drink like flavored waters, juices and fruit teas.The solution? Without added sugar? does not mean that it does not contain sugars already present in the food itself, often also associated the presence of such sweeteners aspartame and acesulfame-K as a substitute for sucrose.