Read the Food Label Fact Sheet

Screenshot of the “Read Food Label” fact sheet showing the following sections: (1) Serving Size and Number of Servings; (2) Amount Per Serving;(3) Calories; and (4) Carbohydrates and Sugar; and (5) The Choice is Yours – Compare! There are also logos for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, and The Heart Truth, along with a link to The Heart Truth website.

Food labels help you choose foods that are lower in calories and sugar. Watching your calories and portion sizes can make it easier to reach or stay at a weight that's healthy for you. In this fact sheet, you will learn how to read food labels.

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