Use this key to decipher what the packaged food lables are really saying about the amount of salt and sugar in the food.

Sodium-free: less than 5mg per serving

Very low sodium: 35mg or less per serving

Low sodium: 140mg or less per serving

Reduced or less sodium: At least 25 percent less sodium than the regular version of the food

Light in sodium: At least 50 percent less sodium than the regular version of the food

Unsalted: No salt added during processing

No salt added: No salt added during processing

Sugar-free: Less than .5g per serving

Reduced or less sugar: At least 25 percent less than the regular version of the food

No added sugars: No sugar or sugar-containing ingredient added during processing