Nutrition Label Worksheet Tutorial
A nutrition label worksheet to help you understand how to read a food label. In May 2016, the USFDA released new rules for the information that is required on a food label to reflect the need for consumers to make healthier food choices to lower risk of chronic diseases. However, food nutrition labels can be confusing, as they have so much information on them. Learn how to read food labels to determine how healthy a packaged food is with this interactive nutrition label worksheet. Nutrition facts labels are usually found on the outside of food packaging, usually on the side or back.
Interactive Nutrition Label Worksheet
Food nutrition labels include information on the serving size, calories, dietary fiber, nutrients, and the percentage recommended daily value of nutrients that the product provides. Use this nutrition label worksheet which is in an interactive format, to help you understand what the facts and figures on a typical food label mean.
Nutrition Label Worksheet Quiz
See if you can answer the questions below to test your understanding of how to read a nutrition label.
As there is 85g or product in one serving, and there are 2 servings in the container, there is a total of 170g of product in the container.
(85 x 2 = 170g)
2. How many calories would you consume if you ate half the contents of the package?
(As there are 2 servings in the package, and each serving is 200 calories, the whole container is 400 calories, and half is 200 calories.
3. How much dietary fiber does this product contain?
There is no dietary fibre in this product.
4. Is the amount of saturated fat in this product healthy?
No. There is 5g of saturated fat in one serving which more than double the recommended limit of 2g per serving.
This product contains 650 mg of sodium which is 0.43 teaspoons of salt (just under half a teaspoon)
(As 1500mg of sodium = 0.75 tspns of salt, 650mg/1500mg = 0.43)