Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Available online:
The Nutrition Facts label is one part of a food label. Other important
parts include the front panel, which may tell you whether nutrients have been
added (such as "calcium-fortified" on an orange juice label), and the
ingredients list, which lists ingredients in descending order by weight.
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerRhonda O'Brien, MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes Educator
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Rhonda O'Brien, MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes Educator
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