Americans don't get enough vitamin D or potassium. Low levels of these nutrients are associated with an increased risk of chronic disease. For this reason, the Food and Drug Administration is adding them to the Nutrition Facts label as nutrients Americans need to include in their diets.
June 22, 2016
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