Use these resources, including handouts, pamphlets and online tools, for effective lessons about food labels.
Using Nutrition Facts LabelsThe Newest Vital Sign
Pfizer Clear Health Communication Initiative.
Use a nutrition label to screen clients for low health literacy. Also available in Spanish (PDF | 1.46 MB).
How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Label
DHHS. Food and Drug Administration.
Reading Food Nutrition Labels
American Heart Assocation.
Understanding the Food Label
Colorado State University Cooperative Extension.
Also available as a PDF (1,567 KB).
Make Your Calories Count: Use the Nutrition Facts Label for Healthy Weight Management
DHHS. FDA. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.