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Typical Fast Food Meal
There is a simple way to learn more about the nutritional content of the foods you eat. It is called a "Nutrition Facts" label. Find out more here:
> How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Label
(from U.S. Food and Drug Administration)
As you read, think about:
Nutrition facts labels tell you how many nutrients are in a single serving of food--but some packages contain more than one serving. Where can you look to see how many servings are in a package?
Where on the nutrition facts label are the nutrients that most Americans need to avoid? Where are the nutrients that most Americans need to get more of?