Decoding Nutrition Labels:
A Beginner’s Guide
Nutrition labels can be a valuable resource for making informed choices about the foods we eat.
In this presentation, we will explore the different types of information found on food labels, including ingredients, serving size, calories, and the various nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, and fats.
We will also discuss how to use this information to make healthier food choices and how to compare products to choose the best options for your dietary needs and goals.
Additionally, we will also look at some common misconceptions and misinterpretations of nutrition labels, and ways to spot misleading claims on food packaging.
- Understanding the components of a nutrition label and their meanings
- Identifying important nutrients and their daily values
- Strategies for using nutrition labels to make healthier choices, including comparing products and understanding serving sizes
- Tips for using nutrition labels to support specific dietary needs and goals
- The role of nutrition labels in overall health and well-being
- This presentation will include a combination of lectures and interactive activities to engage attendees.
- There will be opportunities for attendees to ask questions and share their own experiences and tips.
At the end of this presentation, attendees will have gained the knowledge and confidence to make positive changes to their diet, armed with the resources to deepen their understanding of nutrition labels and their impact on overall health and well-being.
They will have a better understanding of the information found on food labels, how to use it to make healthier food choices, and how to spot misleading claims on food packaging. This will empower them to make more informed decisions when it comes to their diet, which will ultimately lead to better health and well-being.