Read how correctly to read "nutrition labels".
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If you read the nutrition label as It will make it easier to choose healthy food.
What is a nutrition label?
A nutrition label is a food label that lists nutrition information. Which specifies the type and amount of nutrients of that food in a rectangle called There are two types of “nutritional information frames”: full and short.
Full nutrition label It is a label that shows the type. And 15 important nutrients to note for the height limit label. The full nutrition label can be displayed in a horizontal or transverse manner as specified by the Ministry of Public Health.
Simplified nutrition labels This is used when 8 of the 15 nutrients are very low to zero. So there is no need to show them in full.
Nutrition labels are labels that show nutrition information. With details of the type Nutrient content Energy contained in that food and beverage product There are two types of nutrition labels.
Nutrition labels show nutrient information. And energy per serving
How to read
See the sharing guide How many times should I share per package?
Look at the amount per serving, such as 1 sachet or grams.
Look at the nutritional value per serving, namely the amount of energy. Nutrients and percentage of nutrients that should be received per day
The percentage of nutrients help tell you that Is it the right product for our health?
Less required nutrients Or have to limit them to get too much, such as saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol and sodium should not be more than 5 percent.
Much needed nutrients And useful such as dietary fiber, vitamins, calcium and iron should be greater than or equal to 20 percent.
Guideline Daily Amounts (GDA) nutrition label or sweet and salty label.
How to read
Sharing advice How many times to eat per 1 package?
Shows the amount of energy, sugar, fat and sodium that will be received per package.
For example, the amount of sodium in snacks should not exceed 200 milligrams per packet (30 grams) of sugar (no more than 10 percent of the sodium content of a snack). Should be received per day)
Foods on the label that diabetics need to know
Carbohydrates and sugars
People with diabetes should consider total carbohydrates per serving to be more or less than their preferred carbohydrate per meal and per day. Including the amount of sugar added to that product How many grams are there (1 teaspoon of sugar gives 5 grams of carbohydrates), if you eat 15--18 grams of total carbohydrate?
Must exchange that kind of food with 1 ladle of rice flour.
The amount of dietary fiber in the product How many grams In general, you should get 40 to 45 grams of fiber per day, which can be obtained from fruits and vegetables, as well as some from rice, flour and lightly refined grains. In children should have dietary fiber based on age (years) plus 5 grams per day.
It will tell you the total fat content. (Including saturated fat Polyunsaturated fat and fat
Unsaturated, single position) The amount should not exceed 30% and cholesterol not more than 200 mg per day.
The amount of sodium should not exceed the daily intake. It will cause problems of kidney disease, heart disease and high blood pressure.
People with diabetes should be careful in choosing food using the principle of "reduce sweet, reduce fat, reduce salty".