SCI162-Interpreting_information_on_labeled_foods-DQ

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Some important things to look for when interpreting information provided on labeled foods are the caloric intake per serving, the protein, total fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, and serving sizes. Taking note of the different vitamins is also something to eye when seeing if the food is something you want to eat or if you want to partake in a healthier alternative. The information on these labels seems to lack certain things like total amounts within a specific product that some people would like to see on food
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Unformatted text preview: labels. Total calories can be calculated by determining the serving size, how many servings are within the product in its entirety, and multiplying the number of calories (or amount of fat etc) by the number of servings there are in the food. If we paid more attention to the 'nutritional facts' located on virtually every food you can buy in a store, a lot of people would be A LOT healthier....
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