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    The ins and outs of food labeling The ins and outs of food labeling Presentation Transcript

    • The Ins and Outs of Food Labeling Mohammed S.S. Ellulu
    • Objective Know the requirements for nutrition labeling
    • 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
    • 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
    • Food content (Micronutrient)Minerals Vitamins Sodium, Vitamin A, Potassium β Carotene Calcium, Vitamin C Iron
    • Serving sizeHome measurements:  Cup  Tablespoon  Teaspoon  Piece  SliceMetric Measurements:  Grams  Milliliters