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Grand Canyon University Food Label Worksheet

Grand Canyon University Food Label Worksheet

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Read the two articles below by clicking on the links.

How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts LabelLinks to an external site.

Understanding Ingredients on Food LabelsLinks to an external site.

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Select 1 food label from a food you commonly eat. Be sure the label has a minimum of three

ingredients on it. Then answer the following questions about the food item.

To help you answer questions 6, 9, and 11. There are 9 calories per gram of fat, 4 calories per

gram of protein, and 4 calories per gram of carbohydrates.

Name of Food ________________________________________________________________

1. What are the first three ingredients? (3 points)

2. How many servings per container? (1 Point)

3. What is a serving size? (1 Point)

4. How many calories per serving? (1 Point)

5. How many grams of total fat per serving? (1 Point)

6. How many calories of total fat per serving? (1 Point)

7. How many grams of saturated fat per serving? (1 Point)

8. How many grams of protein per serving? (1 Point)

9. How many calories of protein per serving? (1 Point)

10. How many grams of carbohydrates per serving? (1 Point)

11. How many calories of carbohydrates per serving? (1 Point)

12. How many grams of fiber? (1 Point)

13. How much cholesterol per serving? (1 Point)

14. How much sodium per serving? (1 Point)

15. Does the product contain vitamins? Which ones? (1 Point)

16. Does the product contain minerals? Which ones? (1 Point)

17. Do you think this is a healthy or nutritious food choice? Why or why not? Write a minimum

of 1 paragraph. (7 Point