Nutrition labelling is information found on the labels of prepackaged foods.
The legislated information includes:
The Nutrition Facts table gives you information about:
- 13 core nutrients
- % Daily Value (% DV) of nutrients
All of the information in the Nutrition Facts table is based on an amount of food. This amount is always found at the top of the Nutrition Facts table.
The list of ingredients tells you what the food is made from. Ingredients are listed in order by weight from greatest to least.