How to read the new nutrition labels

Learn how to read the new nutrition facts to better understand the makeup of your food—and make better nutritional choices.

The New Nutrition Label: What’s Changed

  • Labels now list added sugars in addition to vitamins and minerals.
  • Vitamin D, calcium, potassium, and iron were added because it is difficult for many to consume the suggested daily amount.
  • Updated daily values for sodium and fiber are reflected.
  • Fat is broken down by types rather than quantity.