Read the Food Label

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Read the Food Label

Description

This fact sheet provides information about reading food labels to find foods that are lower in sodium.

This fact sheet addresses the following topics:

  • Information on the food label
    • Amount per serving
    • Nutrients
    • Number of servings
    • Percent daily value

Developer:

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (U.S.)

Funding Sources:

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (U.S.); National Institutes of Health; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

History

Release Date: 2005
Original Summary: June 2005
Last Updated: 08/27/14

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