Nutrition Facts Label

The Nutrition Facts label shows foods specific information such as; calories, serving size, and nutrient information. The foods facts are based off of the serving size listed at the top of the label. Be sure to read how MANY servings are in the food you are eating.

Limit these: Total Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium

Get enough of these nutrients: Dietary fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Calcium and Iron

The % Daily Values (%DVs) helps determine if a serving of food is high or low in a nutrient

  • 5%DV or less is low for all nutrients
  • 20%DV or more is high for all nutrients.

Note that Trans fat, Sugars and, Protein do not list a %DV on the Nutrition Facts label.

Explore our Interactive Nutrition Facts Label to help you wisely navigate your food choices. Move your cursor over the different categories listed on this label for healthy tips and information!

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