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Reading Nutrition Labels

4 Simple Steps for Reading Nutrition Labels

Pretty much every food item you buy will have a nutrition label. You know that there’s important information on there, but there’s actually so much information that it can be overwhelming. Where to start in terms of getting the most useful information from these labels?

I’ve broken it down into 4 simple steps, so you can size up a food quickly from the nutrition label. Start with serving size, then look at Calories, Macronutrients, and finally Micronutrients. I’ll explain each of these steps as we go, along with a diagram showing where to find it on an FDA sample nutrition label. Ready?

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