Visit
for coverage from TIME, Health, Fortune and more
Go »
TIME Magazine default image

See a Side-by-Side Comparison of the Old and New Nutrition Labels

TIME Health
For more, visit TIME Health.

The White House and FDA announced on Wednesday a long-awaited proposal for updated nutrition labels.

There's a 90-day period during which the public can weigh in, but if the new labels go into effect, calories will be bigger and bolder, the amount of added sugars will be listed, servings sizes will reflect more realistically the amounts that Americans are actually eating, and the totals per package.

Here's a comparison of what our current nutrition labels look like (left) and what the new labels could look like (right):

Nutrition Label Comparison

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

And here's what they changed:

Proposed Nutrition Label - Whats the Difference

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

All products and services featured are based solely on editorial selection. TIME may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website.