Hey in this video I’m gona show you how to read nutrition facts Reading food labels is very important when grocery shopping You have to know the amount per serving you are consuming so you can control your intake Nutrition Label Start with the serving information at the top of the label Next, check total calories per serving Pay attention to the calories per serving and how many servings you’re really consuming If you eat the whole package. If you double the servings you eat, you double the calories and nutrients The next section of information on a nutrition label is about the amounts of specific nutrients in the product. Limit these nutrients based on a 2,000 calorie diet no more than 11-13 grams of saturated fat As little trans fat as possible and no more than 1,500 mg of sodium Get enough of these nutrients
make sure you get enough of beneficial Nutrients such as: dietary fiber, protein, calcium, iron, vitamins and other nutrients you need every day Quick guide to percentage Daily Value The percentage Daily Value (DV) tells you the percentage of each nutrient in a single serving In terms of the daily recommended amount As a guide, if you want to consume less of a nutrients Such as saturated fat or sodium choose foods with a lower percentage DV — 5 percent or less If you want to consume more of a nutrient such as fiber Seek foods with a higher percentage DV — 20 percent or more Here are more tips for getting as much health information as possible from the Nutrition Facts label Remember that the information shown in these panels is based on 2,000 calories a day You may need to consume less or more than 2,000 calories depending upon your age, gender, activity level, and whether you’re trying to lose, gain or maintain your weight Find out your personal daily limits on My Fats Translator When the Nutrition Fact label says a food contains “0 g” of trans fat, but includes “partially hydrogenated oil” in the ingredient list, it means the food contains trans fat, but less than 0.5 grams of trans fat per serving So, if you eat more than one serving, you could quickly reach your daily limit of trans For Sugar Free products when it says “Net Carb 4g” As an example Check the nutrition facts for the amount of; carbohydrates, dietary fiber and sweetener Let’s look at this example Net Carb: 4g, Net Carb is what is absorbed in the body that is digested The Diet Fiber & Sweetener play a role to breakdown the carbs while you’re consuming So there you have it you now know how to read nutrition facts So if you want the portion control, nutrition guide & exercises I used for my results I have free downloadable card you can use CLICK THE LINK BELOW IN THE DESCRIPTION enter your email and I will email it right over to you completely for FREE!