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What do the "Nutrition Facts" on the food label indicate?

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The Nutrition Facts section is located on the outside of the package and is easy to read. This section of the food label gives you information about specific nutrients in the product, including:

  • Calories
  • Fats
  • Protein
  • Fiber
  • Specific vitamins and minerals

From: All About Food Labels WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: 

American Diabetes Association: "Nutrient Content Claims & Percent (%) Daily Value."

United States FDA/CVSAN : "How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Label."

Health.gov: . Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

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Reviewed by Kathleen M. Zelman on June 13, 2018

SOURCES: 

American Diabetes Association: "Nutrient Content Claims & Percent (%) Daily Value."

United States FDA/CVSAN : "How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Label."

Health.gov: . Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

Ritzcrackers.com.

FDA.

Reviewed by Kathleen M. Zelman on June 13, 2018

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