MY PLATE - Ingredient list Nutrient density- relationship...

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MY PLATE Displays the balance and proportionality described in the guidelines, and gives  appropriate quantities of each type of food Can group together foods that contain similar nutrients; within a group, you can  substitute one food for another  Necessary in diet (in order from largest to smallest portions necessary): grains vegetables and fruits  dairy products  protein foods FOOD LABELS Food and Drug Administration (FDA) –  part of fed gov that ensures safety of  the food supply and regulates most food labeling
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Unformatted text preview: Ingredient list Nutrient density- relationship of nutrient content to energy content of a food. A high nutrient density food provides a large quantity of nutrients for the number of calories Nutrition content per serving Daily value (DV)- a value for daily intake usually based on the highest RDA and a 2000 or 2500 kcal diet. Used in food labeling to estimate the contribution of that food to the total diet...
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2012 for the course NUTR SCI 132 taught by Professor Anderson during the Fall '09 term at Wisconsin.

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