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Student Handout

Nutritional Label Analysis



Food Item 1

Food Item 2

Food Item 3

How many calories per serving from fat?




What quantity (of the food) makes up one serving?




What is the percent daily value from fat?




How much saturated fat does the item contain?




How much mono-unsaturated (heart-healthy) fat does the item contain?




How much poly-unsaturated (heart-healthy) fat does the item contain?




How much trans fat does the item contain?




What is the typical amount of this food item a teen might eat in one day?




Does the food item have high sodium, which may also play a role in heart disease?






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