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  • Food labels pp

    1. 1. Nutrients Quiz #41. Which type of carbohydrate provides the body with sustained energy and takes longer to digest?2. Which nutrient cushions the organs and bones?3. Which VITAMIN provides the body with healthy bones?4. Which MINERAL helps fight depression, insomnia, and nervousness?5. Which MINERAL helps with water balance and nerve cell conduction?
    2. 2. Gram Conversion• 1 gram of a carbohydrate = 4 calories• 1 gram of protein = 4 calories• 1 gram of fat = 9 calories• Food labels give values of carbs and proteins in grams.• Fat values are given in grams and calories
    3. 3. Why are food labels important?
    4. 4. Fingers• Raise a finger for each that apply:• 10% or more Vitamin A• 10% or more Vitamin C• 10% or more Calcium• 10% or more Iron• 10% (5g) or more Protein• 10% or more Fiber
    5. 5. Fingers• Lower a finger for each that apply:• 10% or more total fat• 200 or more calories per serving• If any fingers remain up, the food is a nutritious choice!• The more fingers the better!

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