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How to read food labels

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  • Serving size can be confusing since there are often more than one per package
  • Saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol and sodium are first nutrients listed on labels
  • Eating too much fat could increase risks for heart disease, cancer and hypertension
  • Percentages on food labels are based on a 2,000-calorie diet
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