How to Read Nutrition Facts

By : 14-Apr-2017

You may think these labels contain some complex science and mathematical equations, but they are really not that scary.

Let’s walk through how to properly read these things. 

The first thing you’ll notice at the top of nutrition facts are the serving size and servings per container.

This is simply the “amount” in the package or container. 

Pretty self explanatory... 

Next you have the ingredients.

Everything inside these black lines is representative of ONE serving. 

This is important to understand because, next you will see the calories and the calories from fat. 

This is pretty much the only thing most people ever look at and this is a common mistake… 

If the package says 200 calories on the bag of chips, but the serving per container says 2.5, that means there is actually 500 calories in the bag…

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