The ins and outs of food labeling

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The ins and outs of food labeling

  1. 1. The Ins and Outs of Food Labeling Mohammed S.S. Ellulu
  2. 2. Objective Know the requirements for nutrition labeling
  3. 3. Nutrition Label Facts Follow FDA regulations. Contain information for certain nutrients. Have a specific order.The Nutrition Facts label contains:  Serving size  Calories  Nutrient information
  4. 4. Food content (Macronutrient, Calories) Carbohydrate Protein Fat (55%) (15%) (30%) Total Total protein Total fat carbohydrate Fiber (soluble Phenyl- Saturation & & insoluble) alanine Un-saturation Sugars Sport Trans fat & Cholesterol
  5. 5. Food content (Micronutrient)Minerals Vitamins Sodium, Vitamin A, Potassium β Carotene Calcium, Vitamin C Iron
  6. 6. Serving sizeHome measurements:  Cup  Tablespoon  Teaspoon  Piece  SliceMetric Measurements:  Grams  Milliliters

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