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Understanding Food Labels Worksheet

Part A: Analyzing a Food Label

Complete the table below by filling in the requested items. Use the food label of your favorite snack to obtain the information needed.
|Name of Product |Organic Whole Wheat Spaghetti |
|Serving Size |1/9 of package or 2oz |
|Number of servings per |9 |
|container-package | |
| |Amount Per Serving |
|Calories |190 |
|Fat calories |10 |
|Grams of fat |1 |
|Amount of unsaturated fat | |
|Amount of saturated fat |0 |
|Amount of trans fat |0 |
|Amount of sodium (salt) |20mg |
|Grams of protein |8 |
|Grams of carbohydrates |33 |
|Grams of Fiber |4 |

Part B: Calculating Calories

Complete the equations below by using the information you obtained in Part A tables. Use figure 5.19 of the Visualizing Nutrition textbook as a guidance.

Number of calories from proteins: 8x4 = 32
1 gram of protein = 4 calories

Number of calories from carbs: 33x4=132
1 gram of carbs = 4 calories

Number of calories from fat: 10x9=90
1 gram of fat = 9 calories

If you were to eat the entire product, how many calories would you have…...

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