The Nutrition Facts Label
The Nutrition Facts label reflects current scientific information, including the link between diet and chronic diseases such as obesity and heart disease. The label makes it easier for you and your audience to make more informed food choices.
Industry members, read more about the changes to the Nutrition Facts label requirements.
More on the Nutrition Facts Label
How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Label
Learn how to use this information more effectively and easily.
Interactive Nutrition Facts Label
An interactive way to learn about the Nutrition Facts label and discover the wealth of information it contains.
Health Educator’s Nutrition Toolkit
Teach your audience how to use the Nutrition Facts label and to make informed choices.
"Behind the Label” with FDA Information for Educators
View this video for health educators that explains the changes to the Nutrition Facts label.
For Youth & Youth Educators
Read the Label
Use these hands-on materials to challenge kids and families to look for and use the Nutrition Facts label.
Science and Our Food Supply | Curriculum for Middle/High School Teachers
Introduce students to the fundamentals of informed food choices with this nutrition-based curriculum.
Whyville Snack Shack Games
Kids can play two fun games that test their knowledge about using the Nutrition Facts label to make healthy snack choices.
For Older Adults
A How-To Guide for Older Adults
Good nutrition can help older adults feel their best and stay strong. It can also help lower the risk of developing some health conditions that are common among older adults.
For Physicians & Healthcare Professionals
Physicians' Continuing Medical Education Program
Resources for talking to patients about using the Nutrition Facts label to make healthy food choices.
Pediatricians' Continuing Medical Education Program
Resources for talking to parents and patients about using the Nutrition Facts label to make healthy food choices.
More on Labeling
Learn how gluten-free labeling can help your audience manage health and dietary intake — especially those with celiac disease.
Calories on the Menu | Menu Labeling Information
Find out how calorie labeling on menus can help your community make informed and healthful decisions about meals and snacks.
Sodium | Look at the Label
Learn the basics on sodium’s health effects, how-to’s for using the Nutrition Facts label to reduce sodium intake, and more.
Using the Nutrition Facts Label to Choose Milk and Plant-Based Beverages
Use the Nutrition Facts Label to compare the nutrient content of different products to help you make the best choices for you and your family when choosing milk and plant-based beverages.
CFSAN Education Resource Library
FDA's Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) has a wealth of nutrition education materials.
Consumers, educators, teachers, dietitians, and health professionals are invited to explore CFSAN’s Education Resource Library – a catalog of downloadable and printable materials and videos on nutrition (including labeling and dietary supplements), food safety, and cosmetics.