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Helping Families Decipher Food Labels

Morin, Karen H. DSN, RN, ANEF, FAAN

MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing: November/December 2012 - Volume 37 - Issue 6 - p 401
doi: 10.1097/NMC.0b013e318269f789
ONGOING COLUMN: Nutrition for The Family

Nurses can help families become more informed about nutrition by being aware of factors that influence their understanding of the components of food labels.

Karen H. Morin is a Professor and Director of the PhD program, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, and an Editorial Board Member of MCN. She can be reached via e-mail at

The author declares no conflict of interest.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.