Reading the Nutrition Facts Labels

When you want to make smart choices for a healthy diet, one of the most helpful tools is the Nutrition Facts label. Every food package has oneā€”and that little label can provide a lot of important information. Reading the nutrition facts label can help you stay on track with your goals for eating healthy. Here's how:

1Check serving size
2Check calories
3Limit these nutrients
4Get enough of these nutrients
5Footnote
6Quick guide to % Daily Value: 5% or less is low, 20% or more is high
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