If you can’t memorize the requirements of each nutrient term on the food label, try to memorize the terms below …

it works for all nutrients!

Claim

Requirements that must be met before using the claim in food labeling(in one serving)

Healthy

low in fat, saturated fat, cholesterol , sodium, and contains at least 10% of the Daily Values for vitamin A, vitamin C, iron, calcium, protein   and fiber.

"Rich in"

20% or more of the Daily Value for a given nutrient.

"Less"
"Reduced"

At least 25% less of a given nutrient or calories .

"More"

"Added"

10% more of the Daily Value for a given nutrientthan the comparison food .

FDA Definitions of Nutrient Content Claims

 

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