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The FDA has found an unexpected way to make Americans slimmer: just change the labeling of goods

American comedian Brian Regan once said: "I think a serving of ice cream is when you hear a spoon fall to the bottom of the container," writes CBS New York.

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Indeed, food packaging in the United States usually indicates the composition and nutritional value of one serving, not the entire contents, which can lead to overeating.

If you are one of those people who also look at the tiny portions listed on food packages and are puzzling over how to figure out how many calories and nutrients you get from eating more or less, there is good news.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will change this in 2020.

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The FDA intends to change the labels on food so that consumers can know exactly what is in the whole box, bag or other type of packaging for their favorite foods.

Starting in January 2020, the agency recommends labeling food in two columns - one for nutrient information per serving and one that lists how many of those nutrients are in the entire package.

Potato chip brands such as Lay's have already switched to new labels.

The FDA hopes the new dual label will help people make healthier choices - without having to count the number of calories and servings you just ate.

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