Saturday, 26 April 2014

Understanding and Using the Nutrition Facts Label (INFOGRAPHIC)

Did you ever wonder what those nutrition facts, serving sizes and serving per container, pieces or cups mean at the back of the packed or bottled products you just bought or seen in the grocery store?

Almost always, you just let things go and go on with your buying galore, unminding what you really have to understand and realise what nutrition and doses you should be consuming on a daily basis. shared with us this interesting infographic as an aid to better understand and use the nutrition listings in a product easily.

How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Label

The highlights of the Infographic are the following:
  • Serving size
  • Amount per serving
  • % Daily value of the nutrients
  • Dietary information
  • Vitamins
  • Footnotes on %daily values based on a certain calorie diet
After looking at the illustration thoroughly, you should be able to:
  • Know which nutrients you should limit your intake
  • Understand nutrients %daily value
  • Know which nutrients you should take a minimum of, and;
  • Know which nutrients or vitamins you should not exceed a 20% dose of.

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