CommunityBrowse groupsBlogEtiquetteInvite Your friendsSuccess Stories


Which label is lying?

This morning I finished one half gallon of milk and started another. The Wild Oats brand of organic nonfat milk says it has 60 calories per cup. The Horizon Organic brand says it has 90 calories per cup. They taste the same. The nutritional information (amount of protein, amout of fat, etc.) is the same, except that the Horizon brand lists a tiny amount more sodium.

What is going on with this? I don't believe they are really 30 calories per serving different.

Mon. Aug 14, 7:35am

Add comment  
I just looked through an extensive database of various milk products, including skim, 1%, 2%, etc. The lowest amount of calories I could find for a cup of milk was 83 calories per cup for skim (aka nonfat). I wonder if the Wild Oats brand has a typographical error, reversing a 9 to a 6. I feel your pain - I would be bummed if I thought I had to add an unfair 30 more calories to my breakfast. Or maybe the Wild Oats company has a phone number and you could call and ask?

Monday, August 14, 2006, 9:10 AM

Add comment
be sure that the label is referring to an 8oz cup rather than a serving of another size...

Monday, August 14, 2006, 9:37 AM

Add comment

Explore Related Articles
Weight Loss Motivation   Sustainable Weight Loss
Weight Lifting    Hypnosis and Weight Loss
Emotional Eating   Help Losing Weight
Free Weight Loss Program   Weight Watchers Points  NutriSystem
How To Change Anything

Related Content:

How To Lose Weight- The Basics
Weight Watchers Points System
The Fat Smash Diet
The Eat To Live Diet
The Beck Diet Solution
How To Get The Motivation To Lose Weight


How To Be Successful Using PEERtrainer

How To Burn Fat
Online Weight Loss Support- How It Works
Does Green Tea Help You Lose Weight?
Tips On Using PEERtrainer
Visit The PEERtrainer Community
Diet and Fitness Resources


Weight Watchers Meetings
Learning To Inspire Others: You Already Are
Writing Down Your Daily Workouts
Spending Money On A Personal Trainer?
How I Became A Marathon Runner


Preventive Health

How To Prevent Injuries During Your Workout
Flu Season: Should You Take The Flu Shot?
Are You Really Ready To Start PEERtrainer?
Super Foods That Can Boost Your Energy
Reversing Disease Through Nutrition

New Diet and Fitness Articles:

Weight Watchers Points Plus
How To Adjust Your Body To Exercise
New: Weight Watchers Momentum Program
New: PEERtrainer Blog Archive
Review Of The New Weight Watchers Momentum Program

Weight Loss Motivation by Joshua Wayne:

Why Simple Goal Setting Is Not Enough
How To Delay Short Term Gratification
How To Stay Motivated
How To Exercise With A Busy Schedule

Real World Nutrition and Fitness Questions

Can Weight Lifting Help You Lose Weight?
Are Protein Drinks Safe?
Nutrition As Medicine?

Everyday Weight Loss Tips

How To Eat Healthy At A Party
How To Eat Out And Still Lose Weight
The Three Bite Rule
Tips On How To Stop A Binge