Use the Nutrition Facts Label to Help

  • Make product comparisons, being careful to compare products with similar serving sizes.
  • Choose products that contain 0 grams of trans fat.
  • Choose products low in saturated fat: those with a % Daily Value of 5 percent or less.
  • Choose products that are good sources of fiber: those with a % Daily Value of 20 percent or more.
  • Choose products that are good sources of calcium: those with a % Daily Value of 20 percent or more.
  • Choose products that are good sources of iron: those with a % Daily Value of 20 percent or more.

For more information on using the Nutrition Facts label, see the Food and Drug Administration's online publication "How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Label," available at www.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/foodlab.html.

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