Finding healthy foods in the supermarket can be difficult, however being able to understand a food label is a good start when looking for healthy choices. There are many parts to a label, with the nutrition information panel and the ingredients list being the most important parts to consider.
This section will cover:
- each component of the nutrition information panel,
- which components of the nutrition information panel to use,
- which nutrients to consider when comparing food products,
- the ingredients list.
For more information on food labels:
The National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) is an initiative of the Australian Government administered with the assistance of Diabetes Australia.