How to Read a Food Label
The Facts on Reading Food Labels
Are you label-conscious? Reading labels can help you make wise food choices.
Most packaged foods in the grocery store list nutrition information on the package in a section called "Nutrition Facts." The information on the left side of the label provides total amounts of different nutrients per serving. Choose your food wisely by checking the total amounts for:
- Total fat
- Saturated fat
- Total carbohydrates
Take a healthy, nutritious approach to eating by learning about nutrition facts. Find out more on How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Label .
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