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This article provides definitions, explanations and calculations that go into the Nutrition Facts labels mandated by federal law in 1990. These labels contain information such as serving size, ingredients, and a breakdown of calories. The article uses a sample food label and provides the conversions of calories per gram and shows pie charts of the components. Finally, there is a glossary of terms and their quantitative definitions.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Health > General
  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
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  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
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  • Grade 12

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English

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