Our eating habits are one of the main reasons for our quality of life. We may gain weight increased body fat. we do read the nutrition labels of each food. we eat each day in a hurry. So if you can take a few seconds to look at the important information on the product label? You will be able to take care of the health of yourself and your loved ones more easily.
3 ways to read nutrition labels to make healthy food choices.
Symbol of choice for health
Working age is an age where daily life is in a hurry. Therefore looking for a simple. Uncomplicated health care for the body. Looking for a “healthy alternative symbol” is therefore an option for people of this age. It saves time and makes it easier to make healthy food choices. This symbol is on the product label. It has been shown that the product contains reasonable amounts of nutrients. Such as sugar, fat and sodium compared to other products in its category. You can be sure that you can reduce sweet and salty for sure.
Sweet and salty labels
Or GDA labels (Guideline Daily Amount: GDA) are labels on the front of packaged foods. Respond to teens aged 14-18 years who need energy in the range of 1,600-2,000 kilocalories per day. To enhance energy properly and play to the fullest. The sweet and salty label shows us how much energy, sugar, fat, and sodium are in a bottle, bag, sachet or box of a product. Including being calculated as a percentage of the amount. That should be eaten each day as well. For example if we choose to eat foods that get 2% fat. Then we should get no more than 98% of fat from other foods, or in the amount.
Full nutrition label
Thoroughly compare the amount of nutrients such as fat, protein, sugar, dietary fiber, vitamins, minerals, etc., in order to obtain a product. that meets your needs and is complete with nutrients. Nutrition labels are often on the back or side of the package. The nutrition label will only show nutrients per serving. So if the nutrition label shows ½ serving size. that’s the recommended amount for each serving. And nutrients that can only be obtained from eating ½ sachet, so if we immediately eat 1 sachet of food or snacks, the nutrients must be multiplied by 2 or the number of servings shown on the nutrition label.