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
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!
This September across Lorain County, residents can get their blood drawn at a low cost and learn their cholesterol, blood glucose, complete blood count, and other health indicators. Public health nurses from Lorain County Public Health (LCPH) will answer questions and provide information during blood draw sessions at community locations throughout Lorain County. All Lorain County adults ages 55 and older are invited.
Lorain County worksites can sign up now to compete this September in the second annual Step it Up Challenge. The Lorain City Port Authority won first place in the 2017 Step it Up Challenge by averaging over 12,000 steps (about 6 miles) per employee per day. An introductory webinar will take place on Aug. 9, 2018 at 8:30 AM to learn more about the Step it Up Challenge.