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Title: Understanding Food Labels


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Understanding Food Labels
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When you buy a food product, you'll see a
lot of things mentioned about the food product on
the package. This is commonly called "Label".
Labeling is very important in every product,
especially for food products, because the person
who is buying the food product must be aware of
the ingredients of the food product. Customers
may not fully understand the things mentioned on
the label. Here we discuss some important things
that are usually printed on the package.
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Calories - This conveys you how many calories are
in a particular portion of that product. It will
also convey you how many of those calories are
from fat. In most cases, no more than 25 to 35
percent of the entire calories should come from
fat.
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Cholesterol - This will disclose you how much
cholesterol is integrated in one serving size of
the product. It does not distinguish between
cholesterol from saturated fats or unsaturated
fats.
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Fat - Calculated in grams, fat will list the
forms of fat integrated in a serving size of the
food product. Saturated fat is interrelated with
an increased danger of cardiovascular illness.
Many unsaturated fats are excellent for you in
reasonably.
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Nutritional fiber - This is a significant
constituent of good nutrition. It helps in
digestion, and bowel function. An elevated fiber
regime that is depleted in saturated fat and
cholesterol can aid diminish the danger of heart
disease.
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Sodium - Just as sugar, sodium, or salt is
organically seen in several food products. Every
healthy adult ought to maintain their sodium
level below 2,300 mg per day.
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Daily Value - The " Daily Value" is based on a
2,000 calorie per day diet. Your calorie needs
may vary, so these percentages may not be precise
for you.
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