Infographic: Front-of-package nutrition labelling

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Organization: Health Canada

Type: Poster

Published: 2022-06

…will help you quickly and easily identify foods high in saturated fat, sugars and sodium

A diet high in saturated fat, sugars and sodium is a major risk factor for obesity, heart disease and diabetesFootnote 1

8 in 10 Canadians say nutrition is important when choosing foods, but…Footnote 2

60% of the foods we buy are prepackaged and processedFootnote 3

Many of these foods are high in:

Saturated fat

1/3 of the fat we eat comes from snacks and fast foodFootnote 5


2/3 of prepackaged foods in the grocery store have sugars added to themFootnote 7


3/4 of the sodium we eat comes from prepackaged and processed foodsFootnote 8

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