Using Nutrition Facts Labels

Nutrition Facts Label

Use these resources, including handouts, pamphlets and online tools, for effective lessons about food labels.

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Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Panel on Food Labels

DHHS. FDA. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.


How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Label

DHHS. Food and Drug Administration.


National Organic Program logo What Foods are "Organic"?

USDA. Agricultural Marketing Service.


Girls Health character Fool Around With Food Labels to Get "Best Bones Forever!"

DHHS. Office on Woman's Health.

For kids. Learn how to read calcium content of food labels.


Figure Out Food Labels

Nemours Foundation. KidsHealth.


Reading Food Nutrition Labels

American Heart Association.


Understanding the Food Label

Colorado State University Cooperative Extension.

Also available as a PDF (1,567 KB).


Make Your Calories Count mascot Make Your Calories Count: Use the Nutrition Facts Label for Healthy Weight Management

DHHS. FDA. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.