How to Read a Nutrition Facts Label (Video)

Most packaged foods come with a Nutrition Facts label. These labels have a lot of important information — on fat and calories, serving sizes, sodium content, and more — but they're hard to understand.

Watch this video for tips on figuring out food labels so you can make healthy choices.

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