Nutrition Facts Table
True OR False
Nutrition Facts Table 2
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TRUE or FALSE:

The number of calories on a food package is the amount for the whole or entire package.

False

100

The newly revised list of ingredients separates all the different types of sugars.

False

100

Why are the Nutrition Facts Tables important to read?

They help you make a good decision when buying and eating the product.

100

The CHANGE to Canada's NEW Nutrition Facts Table is located at the very bottom of the table

5% or less is A LITTLE

15% or more is A LOT

100

If 1 serving of cereal has 75 Calories, but you eat 3 servings for breakfast, how many Calories would you have consumed?

225 Calories

200

DAILY DOUBLE:

This tells you the quantity of food used to calculate the numbers on the nutrition facts table

Serving Size

200

Persuasive ads are ads designed to influence a desired action, usually buying a product.

True

200

DAILY DOUBLE:

What food products have a nutrition facts table?

Almost All Packaged Foods.

200

DAILY DOUBLE

Ingredients are listed in what order?

From largest quantity to least

200

There is 150 mg of Potassium for a suggested serving size of nature valley granola bars. You eat 3 granola bars. How much Potassium did you consume?

450 mg of Potassium

300

If Nutrients are ______ percent or more, then you are getting a lot of this nutrient according to the NEW Canada's Nutrition Facts Table.

15%

300

If a bag of chips has 70 calories per serving and you eat 2 servings, you would be consuming 170 calories in total.

False

300

What is the main purpose of the serving size?

Makes it easier to compare similar foods.

Lets you understand how much of a nutrient you are eating.

300

This CHANGE to the NEW Canada's Nutrition Facts Table is in BOLD and LARGER FONT.

Calories

300

Slice of Bread:

Serving size is 1 slice. 

4 grams of Fiber per slice 

You make a sandwich consisting of 2 slices. How much fiber did you eat?



8 grams

400

Where is the SERVING SIZE located on the nutrition facts table?

At the top.

400

DAILY DOUBLE:

The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet.

True

400
These are the Nutrients you may want LESS of?

Fat

Sodium


400

Vitamins A and C were replaced with this Mineral in the newly revised nutrition facts table.

Potassium

400

DAILY DOUBLE:

FRUIT LOOPS CEREAL:

SERVING SIZE  is Half a Cup. 8 grams of SUGAR.

You eat 2 cups of Cereal. How much SUGAR did you eat?

32 grams of SUGAR.

500

Name 3 changes to the NEW Canadian Nutrition Facts Table

Serving Size (e.g., 250 ml vs Per Cup)

Calories font is larger and bold

Vitamins A & C removed, Potassium Added

% Daily Values added for Sugar

Updated the % Daily Values for all nutrients

500

When you see "FAT FREE" on the package, it always means there is zero fat in the product.

False

500

Name 3 things included in the Nutrition Facts Table:

Calories, Serving Size, % Daily Values, Nutrient Amounts.

500

A box of Cereal says "REDUCED FAT". This is an example of what kind of claim?

Nutrient/Nutrition Claim

500

Food: POP TARTS

Serving Size: Per 2 Pop Tarts.

350 Calories for serving.

You eat 2 pop tarts. How many Calories did you consume?

350 Calories. 

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