DR. NATHAN'S HEALTH BLOG

January & February “Movement 101” Classes

RSVP to join one of our “Movement 101” classes to learn the importance of moving, how to effectively exercise in a given amount of time, discover the difference between physical activity and exercise and understand the risks associated with inactivity.

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U.S. FDA – Nutrition Facts Label

https://www.fda.gov/food/nutrition-education-resources-materials/how-understand-and-use-nutrition-facts-label How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Label On this page: Nutrition Facts Panel – An Overview Serving Size Calories (and Calories from Fat) Nutrients: How Much? Understanding the Footnote The Percent Daily Value (%DV) People look at food labels for different reasons. But whatever the reason, many consumers would like to know how to use this information more effectively and easily. The following label-building skills are intended to make it easier for you to use nutrition labels to make quick, informed food choices that contribute to a healthy diet. Overview The information in the main or top section (see #1-4 and #6 on the sample nutrition label below), can vary with each food product; it contains product-specific information (serving size, calories, and nutrient information). The bottom part (see #5 on the sample label below) contains a footnote with Daily Values (DVs) for 2,000 and 2,500 calorie diets.

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