How to Read The New Nutrition Label | UPMC HealthBeat

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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