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How to Read a Nutrition Facts Label

Solving the Ninth Mystery of the World



5/2/2009 5:15:05 PM

This article is awesome, so simple and easy to understand with all the key points explained. I have been always looking for a easier way to understand which you have done very well. thank you..


4/13/2009 7:31:42 AM

VIVIPER's SparkPage
Thanks for the Knowledge


4/9/2009 7:49:23 PM

PE711!'s SparkPage
This is so helpful. I've never paid attention to percentages but this seems like a no brainer.


4/1/2009 9:11:15 AM

I never pay attention before now I do thanks to spark people again thanks so much Love Gary


3/17/2009 9:35:49 AM

I haate it when I see "4 servings" per pkg.. when I just ate the whole thing


3/3/2009 9:57:44 PM

The 5% / 20% thing is a HUGE help... I always ignored those percentages because, on a daily calorie range far below 2000, I didn't what to do with them! Thanks for the tip!


3/1/2009 3:59:47 PM

Sure am glad to read this as it is something I have wanted to understand!


2/12/2009 8:07:07 AM

WOW...and to think, I've never paid attn to serving sz..this is great info.


1/24/2009 1:28:49 PM

CLOUDNINE2's SparkPage
Great to know......I will just remember this as a math problem: 5- is good & 20+ is bad = a healthy food. I will be sharing this with my friends. Thanks!


1/11/2009 1:38:49 AM

This is a great article! I now have a more practical idea of what I should be looking for what reading those labels at the grocery store -- I found the 5% and 20% refererences and the info about needing to adjust the percentages based on the number of calories in my plan particularly enlightening. Thanks!


8/25/2008 12:03:56 AM

I just wish that companies would be consistent - there are times when the label says 250 ml (or 1 cup) and the bowl of soup (for example) is a single serve container of 341 mL - just do the calories etc for the whole bowl!


7/18/2008 4:58:40 PM

NICOLE4837's SparkPage
Very easy to understand!


5/29/2008 3:39:11 PM

This article is great. It helps make sense out of all the #'s and %'s and what they mean.


4/27/2008 2:44:12 PM

LANABYTE's SparkPage
Very helpful! Never understood the percents before so I didn't pay attention to them. Now I understand food labels much better!


4/12/2008 11:28:00 AM

1FAITHMOM's SparkPage
Great article!! Extremely helpful!! Takes alot of the guess work out of the daily calculations. Thanks.

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