Dietary Guidelines for AmericansThis information was extracted from www.health.gov/dietaryguidelines This site is an excellent resource for information on nutrition and provides access to detailed dietary guideline documents that are available to be read online or downloaded.
The Pyramid is based on USDA's research on what foods Americans eat, what nutrients are in these foods, and how to make the best food choices for you. The Pyramid will help you choose what and how much to eat from each food group to get the nutrients you need and not too many calories, or too much fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, sugar, sodium, or alcohol. U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center.
Guidance on How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Panel on Food Labels
People look at food labels for different reasons. But whatever the reason, many consumers would like to know how to use this information more effectively and easily. The Nutrition Facts guidance is intended to make it easier for you to use nutrition labels to make quick, informed food choices that contribute to a healthy diet.
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Other Links of InterestAmerican Dietetic Association