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Ch 2 – Food Labels Practice
1. The ________ Values listed on the Nutrition Facts panel of a product are general reference
levels for the nutrients listed on the food label.
Acceptable
Reference
Daily
Recommended
2. The Daily Values on a food label are based on how many dietary calories?
1600
2000
2200
2500
3. Which of the following are a type of claim found on food products?
daily allowance claim
health claim
nutrient content claim
structure/function claim
4. All of the following are listed on a food label EXCEPT
ingredients.
origin of ingredients. address of manufacturer.
5. Which of the following is required on a standard food label?
the net density of the contents
health benefits of the product
a nutrient content claim
serving sizes.
the net weight
6. In what order are ingredients listed on a food label?
7. A food is considered low in a nutrient if it provides
________percent or less of the Daily Value.
8. If one cup of reduced-fat milk provides 8 percent of your Daily Value for fat, this means that
8 percent of the calories in the milk are from fat.
8 percent of the calories in the milk are from saturated fat.
the cup of milk provides 8 percent of the total fat allowed in the day.
the cup of milk provides 8 percent of the total calories allowed in the day.
9. The term fat-free on a food label is an example of
a structure/function claim. an authorized health claim a nutrient content claim.
a qualified health claim.
10. A health claim linking dietary fat and cancer is an example of
an authorized health claim.
a qualified health claim.
a health claim based on authoritative statements.
a nutrient content claim.
True or False.
11. The Daily Value for protein is not listed on most labels.
12. The Daily Values (DVs) on the food label are based on a 1,500-calorie diet in order to discourage
obesity.
13. A qualified health claim is less well-established than an authorized health claim.
Nutrition & the Human Body
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14. A single serving of a functional food is enough to gain the beneficial effect of the food compound.
15. Studies show that if you give people larger portions of food, they eat more at that meal.
State the meaning of DASH, a food guidance system.
Daily Values (DVs) p. 50- established reference levels of nutrients, based on a 2000 cal (per day) diet,
that are used on food labels-offers “ballpark” idea of how the nutrients I the food’s serving you choose
fits into your overall diet, offered as a percentage.
Health Claims pp. 52-53
The Three types of health claims are differentiated by… (pp. 53)
The differences between the three different types of health claims lie in the amount of supporting
research and agreement among scientists about the strength of the relationship between the food or
dietary ingredient and the disease or condition.
A. Authorized health claims
B. Health claims based on authoritative statements
c. Qualified health claims
___ Claims based on evidence that is still emerging.
___ Claims based on statements made by a U.S. government agency, such as the CDC and the NIH.
___ Claims based on a well-established relationship between the food or compound and the health
benefit
The Take-Home Message-MyPlate depicts the five food groups using the familiar mealtime visual of a
place setting. It is part of the USDA we-based initiative at ChooseMyPlate.gov, providing information, a
food guidance system, and personalized daily food plan to help you build a healthy diet based on the
2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The concepts of nutrient density and energy density refer to
the amount of nutrients per bite of food and the number of calories per gram of food. You want to
consume nutrient-dense foods fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean dairy and protein foods, but
limit energy-dense foods which provide calories from solid fats and added sugars but little nutrition.
Daily physical activity is encouraged to better manage your weight and health.
Review of portion sizes:
Palm of a woman’s hand=
A woman’s fist=
The “o” of OK sign=
Take Home Message-The Exchange Lists for meal planning group foods according to their macronutrient
content and are used to plan diets for individuals with diabetes and in some weight-loss programs
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What are some discrepancies in portion sizes as…served at restaurants, recommended serving size
(MyPlate), and serving size FDA?
What kinds of information do you look for, if any, on the package’s Food Label?
Nutrition & the Human Body