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!
Lorain County Public Health (LCPH) works with partners around the region to make it safer and easier for people to be physically active. Active transportation - or human powered travel, like walking and biking - helps people meet daily physical activity recommendations.
Age-related changes, disabilities, and chronic health conditions may make it difficult to go grocery shopping, especially in rural locations and for people with a low income. The Coalition for Quality Aging (CQA), which works to improve the quality of aging for older adults in Lorain County, identified this barrier and worked to find solutions. CQA partners at Oberlin Community Services (OCS) proposed to test out a food delivery service for people in southern Lorain County who can’t get to the store due to disability or age-related challenges.