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Labels that present aggregated information in terms of a threshold may employ absolute thresholds of nutritional value or relative thresholds that compare a product to other products within a food group.
However, in practice absolute thresholds usually cannot withstand the pressures of changing circumstances and are not as absolute as the term would appear to imply.
Blood glucose concentrations are a continuum, and there is no absolute threshold for the development of complications, necessitating a somewhat arbitrary choice of cutoff.