Check the Ingredient List
1. In the store
2. Upon putting the item away
3. Before preparing or eating
Nutrition Facts Labels will be on all packaged foods.
Important Aspects include: serving size, calories per serving size.
Nutrient Dense Aspects:
Vitamin A, C, Calcium & Iron
Nutrients to keep Low:
Total Fat, Saturated Fat, Trans Fat, Cholesterol, Sodium, Sugar
Ingredients are listed in order of most to least. At the bottom of the ingredient list is an allergen statement in bold for at least the 8 top food allergens: peanuts, tree nuts, milk, eggs, wheat, fish, shellfish and soy. "May Contain Traces of..." statements are voluntary by food manufactures and the amount contained is not quantified.