The Nutrition Facts Panel: A Guide to Wise Food Choices

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This free online course helps you read the nutrition facts labels on foods and make smarter choices. Nutrition facts labels provide specific information about a food's caloric value and its nutrient content. In this course, you will learn:

How to read a nutrition facts panel for a food’s carbohydrate, protein, and fat content.What the “Percent Daily Value” means and how to use this information to make wise food choices. Tools to reach the goal of limiting cholesterol, saturated fats, and sodium in your diet, and getting more fiber, vitamins, and minerals.


  • Format: Web Link
  • Release Date: July 25, 2016
  • Presenter: Extension

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