Learn how to read the nutrition facts on labels to better understand the makeup of your food—and make better nutritional choices.
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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 many people find it hard to get the suggested daily amount.
- Updated daily values for sodium and fiber are reflected.
- Fat is broken down by types rather than quantity.
Editor's Note: This video was originally published on , and was last reviewed on . Refreshed 2/16/22.
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