food label

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A panel found on a package of food which contains a variety of information about the nutritional value of the food item. There are many pieces of information which are standard on most food labels, including serving size, number of calories, grams of fat, included nutrients, and a list of ingredients. This information helps people who are trying to restrict their intake of fat, sodium, sugar, or other ingredients, or those individuals who are trying to get enough of the healthy nutrients such as calcium or Vitamin C. The label provides each item with its approximate percent daily value, generally based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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I read the food label and thought that it was really interesting and I wanted to eat it right away.
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You should always have a good easy to read food label on your product that your customers will understand easily.
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The food label had provided adequate information for our research as we had needed each ingredient to complete our list.
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