NUTR 1322 Basic Nutrition Week 1 Mythbusters
NUTR 1322 Basic Nutrition Week 1 Mythbusters
“Lite” and “Light”: Understanding the Difference
After watching the video, I now understand the difference between the labels “lite” and “light.” Specifically, it becomes apparent that the word “lite” means that the product has 1/3 fewer calories, or 50 percent less sodium, or 50 percent less fat than the comparison food. However, the term may be misleading, because the advertisers, as noted in the video, often compare two completely different products, like a can of soup and a doughnut. In turn, the word “light” is used to simply refer to color, like light brown sugar, for instance. Hence, when we buy the products labeled as “light,” it does not mean that they are less calorically dense. It simply means that their color is light. For example, Light Brown Sugar means that the color of the beverage is not as intensely brown when compared to regular brown sugar, while the name implies that it has fewer calories.
I was not surprised by most of the information provided in the video. I already knew that plant-based food is cholesterol-free and trans-fat free. However, I must admit that I used to think that the label “light” was used to mark the products that contained fewer calories. Now I understand how mistaken I was. Just as millions other consumers, I often see products on the store shelves that are marked “light” and advertised as having fewer calories. I think such advertisement is deceiving as it implies that both terms can be used interchangeably. The example I already used, which is Light Brown Sugar, is advertised as an alternative to regular brown sugar, but in reality it only means that this beverage has a lighter color than the regular product. What I find most concerning is that the products marked as “light” or “lite” are advertised as healthier versions, but they are not. It has been proven a long time ago that such products do not deliver what they promise: they do not contribute to weight loss and cannot be used by those who need to monitor their health, blood sugar levels, for instance.
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