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Spot the Block Campaign for Parents: Around the Block

 
Around the Block Parent Sitelet
 

Photo of Girl Pointing to Nutrition FactsYou've been around the block (the Nutrition Facts Label block, that is). Now it's time to help your kids Spot The Block and get their food facts first. Parents and kids can work together to create nutrition awareness and lifelong healthy eating habits.

Take a walk around the block with us and find out more about the Nutrition Facts Label!

In this section:

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FIRST STOP on the Block: Check out the serving size

Remember that one package may contain more than one serving!
More about the serving size...

SECOND STOP on the Block: Consider the calories

When looking at a food's calories, remember: 40 is low, 100 is moderate, 400 is high.
More about considering the calories...

Third STOP on the Block: Choose nutrients wisely

Pick foods that are lower in certain fats, cholesterol and sodium
More about choosing nutrients...