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Putting nutrition scores to the test

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KBIA Content Producer and healthy-eating skeptic Scott Pham studies the nutrition facts on a container of 100 percent orange juice. (Jessica Naudziunas/Harvest Public Media)

There's more to grocery shopping these days because of nutritional ratings, on-label claims and even in-store dieticians. 

On this episode of Harvest Public Media’s Field Notes, grocery shopping with a guy who doesn’t really think about nutrition, and along the way we dissect the nutritional rating system NuVal

We shopped to find out if in-store marketing that advocates “healthy choices” makes much of a difference in what someone might buy. In this case there's no one better to test out these labels, claims and scores than someone who never checks the nutrition facts.