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Calories & Labels

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calories
a unit of heat to measure the energy in food and the energy one's body burns/
food labels
nutritional info. includes
1)serving size
2)servings per container
3)calories per serving
4)calories per serving from fat
food labels
if you double the serving, you double the nutrient and caloric intake
key terms
fat free-less than 0.5 grams of fat
low fat- 3 grams or less of fat per serving
low calorie-40 calories or less per serving
lean- less than 10 grams of fat
ingredients
. ingredient listing-must appear on all food items
. ingredients listed by weight
. ingredients in greatest amount is listed first, then in descending order.