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How to Read Nutrition Labels Like a Pro

Reader's Digest Canada Logo By Alison Kent, Reader's Digest Canada of Reader's Digest Canada | Slide 1 of 10: Serving Size When it comes to learning how to read nutrition labels, the first place to look is the serving size. Located directly under the "Nutrition Facts" title at the top of the list, it displays the amount of fat, calories and nutrients you're consuming. Compare the specific amount of food displayed on the label to what you're actually eating; these portions can be quite different, so calculate accordingly.

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Serving Size

When it comes to learning how to read nutrition labels, the first place to look is the serving size. Located directly under the "Nutrition Facts" title at the top of the list, it displays the amount of fat, calories and nutrients you're consuming. Compare the specific amount of food displayed on the label to what you're actually eating; these portions can be quite different, so calculate accordingly.

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