Diet rich in fiber containing grain products fruits

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Diet rich in fiber-containing grain products, fruits, vegetables and reduced risk of some cancers Diet low in sodium and high in potassium and a reduced risk of hypertension and stroke Diet rich in fruits & vegetables and a reduced risk of some cancers Diet adequate in the synthetic form of the vitamin folate and a reduced risk of neural tube defects
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Labeling law gives the consumer - continued: Provides uniform definitions Establishes nutrient reference values, expressed as % Daily Values Requires more informative ingredient labeling .
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Jan 1, 2006 label law additions: The label must identify in plain English , the presence of 8 common allergy foods (wheat, milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, fish and crustaceans) on the ingredient list or state clearly “contains milk” or “contains soy” for example. Note: Allergen labels are being phased in; products already on the store shelves aren’t being replaced or relabeled.
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Ingredients : Enriched flour ( wheat flour, malted barley, niacin, reduced iron, thiamin mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), sugar, partially hydrogenated soybean oil, and/or cottonseed oil, high fructose corn syrup, whey ( milk ), eggs, vanilla, natural and artificial flavoring) salt, leavening (sodium acid pyrophosphate, monocalcium phosphate), lecithin ( soy ), mono- and diglycerides (emulsifier)
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The second option is to place the word "Contains" followed by the name of the food source from which the major food allergen is derived, immediately after or adjacent to the list of ingredients, in type size that is no smaller than the type size used for the list of ingredients. For example: Contains Wheat, Milk, and Soy
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Jan 1, 2006 label law additions continued: It must specify how many grams of artery-clogging trans fats a food contains Note: read the fine print on labels.
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washingtonpost.com January 22, 2008 After more than 30 years of deliberation, federal regulators have proposed requiring the alcoholic- beverage industry to put nutrition and alcohol-content labels on their containers.
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  • Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, Dietary Reference Intakes, reduced risk

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