Understanding labels

1 hour instructor-led seminar or webinar
For general audience

Overview

Making healthy choices can be a challenge with so many competing products on the market, all making a variety of health claims. It can be confusing and time consuming trying to determine the nutritional and health value of packaged products. This session will teach participants to read nutrition labels in order to understand a product’s nutritional value, differentiate products, and make healthier choices.

Learning objectives

At the end of this seminar, participants will be able to do the following:

  • Evaluate products based on the Nutrition Facts Table.
  • Understand the real meaning of nutrition and health claims.
  • Compare packaged products and make healthy choices.