Nutrients in food

Learn about the nutrients, fats and vitamins that are found on the nutrition facts table on packaged foods. Also learn how to use this information to make healthier food choices.

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Sodium

Get the basics about sodium and how to reduce it at the grocery store, at home and when eating out. Also use the Sodium Interactive Tool to detect sodium.

Fats

Find out about the different types of fats found in your food.

Cholesterol

Learn about cholesterol and in which foods it is found. Also discover how its % daily value is calculated.

Carbohydrates

Access information on carbohydrates and in which foods they are found. Also discover how % daily value is calculated for them.

Fibre

Get information on fibre and in which foods it can be found. Also learn how fibre’s % daily value is calculated.

Sugars

Learn about sugars and which foods have a lot of them.

Protein

Learn about protein and which foods are high in this nutrient.

Vitamin A

Discover information on vitamin A, the foods it is found in and how to calculate its % daily value.

Vitamin C

Explore vitamin C, the foods it is found in and how to calculate its % daily value.

Calcium

Find out about calcium and which foods are high in this nutrient. Also discover how its % daily value is calculated.

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Iron

Get information on iron and in which foods it is found. Also discover how iron’s % daily value is calculated.

Dietary reference intakes

Learn about dietary reference intakes and how they can be used to measure or plan a healthy diet.

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