Reading Labels and Fun Food Facts
Tips on Reading Labels
|If it says||It means|
|Fat Free||Less than .05g fat per serving|
|Low Fat||3g or less fat per serving|
|Reduced Fat or Less Fat||At least 25% less fat per serving|
|Saturated Fat Free||Less than .05g saturated fat per serving|
|Low Saturated Fat||1g or less and no more than 15% of calories from saturated fat per serving|
|Reduced or Less Saturated Fat||At least 25% less saturated fat per serving when compared with similar food|
|Cholesterol Free||Less than 2mg cholesterol per serving and 2g or less saturated fat per serving|
|Low Cholesterol||20 mg or less cholesterol per serving and 2g or less saturated fat per serving|
Fun Food Tips … Did you know?
Choosing pretzels out of a vending machine instead of potato chips can save 9 grams of fat.
Starting a meal with a glass of water will curb your appetite.
A root beer float made with 1/2 cup of low fat ice cream and 8 oz. of root beer has only 3g of fat!
Fortune cookies are usually fat free!