(HealthDay News) -- Determining whether your food is nutritious can be challenge.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers these suggestions for deciphering product nutrition labels:
Review all ingredients. Those listed first have higher percentages for that product.
Compare the label's serving size with your standard portion size, and make sure they are similar.
Note the total calories of each serving size.
The "Percent Daily Values" describes how much of the suggested daily requirement of each ingredient
your food contains. Make sure you don't overdo saturated fat, salt or sugar.
Get plenty of vitamins, minerals and fiber.
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