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Around the Block: Nutrition Facts at a Glance

 
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Nutrition Facts at a Glance

Photo of Boy on Lawn Water SlideThe Nutrition Facts Label on food packages is an informative guide that can help kids make healthful dietary choices. It contains information about serving size, calories, and a food's nutrient contribution to a child's daily eating plan. Around the Block can help parents share with their children the importance of reading the Nutrition Facts Label. Learn all about the Nutrition Facts Label.

You'll find the Nutrition Facts Label on most prepared and packaged foods. Take a look at the Nutrition Facts Label to see how it presents nutrition information.

Help Your Kids Get Their Food Facts First!

Why is serving size important? What do certain nutrients provide to kids' bodies? Around the Block provides answers to these and other questions you may have about the Nutrition Facts Label on food packages. Learn more about the parts of the Nutrition Facts Label and what they mean for your family: