The Foundations of Nutrition: The Nutrition Label. Welcome! Presented by:. Partner: California Department of Education Nutrition Services Division. The Nutrition Label. Objectives Identify the information found on the Nutrition Label
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Nutrition Services Division
Calories from fat
IronInformation That Must Appear on Nutrition Facts Label
Percentages are based on:
Go slow -the goal is to stay BELOW 100% of the Daily Value for each of these nutrients per day.
Go for These Nutrients – Try to get 100% of the DV for each of these nutrients each day.
INGREDIENTS: CULTURED PASTEURIZED GRADE A NONFAT MILK, WHEY PROTEIN CONCENTRATE, PECTIN, CARRAGEENAN.
INGREDIENTS: CULTURED GRADE A REDUCED FAT MILK, APPLES, HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP, CINNAMON, NUTMEG, NATURAL FLAVORS, AND PECTIN. CONTAINS ACTIVE YOGURT AND L. ACIDOPHILUS CULTURES
Please complete the worksheet and then let’s see how well we figure out food labels.
Label A: Yogurt
1. 6 grams; 2. 12 grams;
3. 24 grams
Label B: Swiss Cheese
1. 8 grams; 2. 24 grams;
3. 64 grams
Label C: Ice cream
1. 12 grams; 2. 36 grams;
3. 48 grams
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Portions of this presentation were adapted from:
THE NUTRITION LABEL - Easy Ways to Use the Label For Healthy Eating PowerPoint, Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Office of Nutritional Products, Labeling, and Dietary Supplements.
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This program was developed by the California Department of Educations Nutrition Services Division, with funding from The California Endowment. Revisions were completed with funds from the California Department of Public Health, Network for a Healthy California, funded by the United Sates Department of Agricultures Supplementary Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly the Food Stamp Program). These institutions are equal opportunity providers and employers. In California, food stamps provide assistance to low-income households, and can help buy nutritious foods for better health. For food stamp information, call 1-877-847-3663. For important nutrition information visit www.cachampionsforchange.net
Partner: California Department of Education, Nutrition Services Division