Every food product in a package has one and now most restaurant menus do too, but what do the food labels really mean? This curriculum is designed to demystify product labeling. It will help students learn about the information found on food labels and how to use that data to make wise food choices that are right for them.
- Define key vocabulary words “calorie,'” nutrient” and “trans fat.”
- Explain “% Daily Value.”
- Contrast terms “bad fats” and “good fats.”
- Define “health claim” and give examples.