How to Read a Food Label


How to Read a Food Label


This interactive tool allows consumers to access nutrition information about the following items on a food label:

  • Serving size
  • Calories and calories from fat
  • Percent daily value
  • Fat, cholesterol, and sodium
  • Vitamins, minerals, and fiber
  • Trans fats, proteins, and sugars


National Women's Health Information Center

Funding Sources:

National Women's Health Information Center; Office on Women's Health


Release Date: 2005
Review Date: 2008
Original Summary: May 2006
Last Updated: 12/07/11

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