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On a nutritional food label what does the cholesterol amount mean? Is that total, LDL or hdl?

On a nutritional food label what does the cholesterol amount mean? Is that total, LDL or hdl?

HDL or good: Cholesterol is metabolized into LDL or bad cholesterol eventually, thus the label cholesterol is neither at first. Most of our cholesterol is made by our own liver. Dietary intake accounts for 15-20 % of your lab values. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more


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How come all the sunflower seed products not list vitamin E on the nutritional label?

How come all the sunflower seed products not list vitamin E on the nutritional label?

It is not....: It is not an fda requirement to label vitamin e content. If it is listed, it is the manufacturer's choice! ...Read more

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Could your body absorb all the nutrients from the nutrition fact label?

Could your body absorb all the nutrients from the nutrition fact label?

Nutrition : That is a great question. Many people do have issues with their nutrient absorption due to the health of their gut (gastrointestinal tract). You certainly cannot count on being able to absorb exactly what it says on the label. ...Read more

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What are the parts of a nutrition label?

What are the parts of a nutrition label?

Several: Because of space limitations, i can't do this question justice here -- but i can direct you to an fda web site titled: how to understand and use the nutrition facts label. You can find it here: http://tinyurl.Com/k8krn28. ...Read more

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What are the most important parts of a nutrition label?

What are the most important parts of a nutrition label?

See below.: calories, protein, sugar and fat. You should know how much of each are in a serving as well as milligrams of sodium and cholesterol. This can help guide you to making better decisions about the food you eat. ...Read more

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How do I know whether the serving size on a nutrition label refers to cooked or uncooked food?

State of food: What is the state of food in the package? If it's uncooked the label refers to uncooked, if it's cooked, the label refers to cooked. ...Read more

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How to calculate calories from a nutrition label?

How to calculate calories from a nutrition label?

4,4,9: its four calories per gram of protein plus 4 calories per gram of carbs and add 9 calories per gram of fat for the total number of calories ...Read more

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Are the calorie estimates from a nutrition label accurate?

Are the calorie estimates from a nutrition label accurate?

Yes: they are accurate but pay attention to portion size. It may say 150 calories for chocolate milk, but tell you that there are two portions in the bottle. ...Read more

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How can I calculate the number of calories from a nutrition label?

How can I calculate the number of calories from a nutrition label?

See below: every gram of protein is 4 calories per gram every gram of carbohydrate or sugars is 4 calories per gram every gram of fat is 9 calories per gram add up all the calories from protein, carbs and fat and you have the total ...Read more

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Does it sound like I need reading glasses if I have trouble with the nutrition label on a kit kat?

Does it sound like I need reading glasses if I have trouble with the nutrition label on a kit kat?

Possibly: You can go to walmart or the dollar store and try on those cheap reading glasses and see if they help in seeing the label. ...Read more

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Would taking applied nutrition's greentea fat burner for several months be harmful? Their label warns of birth defects and reproductive harm.

Would taking applied nutrition's greentea fat burner for several months be harmful? Their label warns of birth defects and reproductive harm.

May be harmful in : More ways than one. In addition to the listed risks , it may have other harmful side effects. Equally importantly, it will not do you any good other than lightening your wallet. ...Read more

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Do you think I should be concerned with calories or calories from fat, when reading nutrition fact labels?

Do you think I should be concerned with calories or calories from fat, when reading nutrition fact labels?

Both: Fat calories are important as it is 9 calories per gram of fat and only some types of fat are healthy. Total calories are important because - if you take in more calories than you burn you can gain weight. ...Read more

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What will nutrition facts labels tell you about the nutrients in a food?

What will nutrition facts labels tell you about the nutrients in a food?

Pro, carb, fat: The tell you the amount of protein, saturated fat, carbohydrates, simple sugars, fiber, and the ingredients that make up the contents of the food, including calcium, and certain vitamins. Its not comprehensive or all inclusive by any means. ...Read more

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I am about to try a gluten free diet, do they put gluten on nutrition labels?

I am about to try a gluten free diet, do they put gluten on nutrition labels?

Gluten free: All grocery stores have gluten free isles. You need to avoid all baked products and noodles on regular shelves. ...Read more

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Are food nutrition labels accurate when it comes to caloric counts or is it close estimates?

Read carefully: The values are generally accurate, but can be misleading on casual reading. A bag of potato chips may state the each serving has x calories. You also need to look up how many servings are in the bag. ...Read more

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Can nutrition labels list all the vitamins and minerals contained in the food?

Can nutrition labels list all the vitamins and minerals contained in the food?

Probably not: The labels will cover anything required by law and contents that the manufacturer thinks will be an inducement to purchase the product. That leaves a lot of room for other ingredients, preservatives, etc. Testing is rare in this arena by independent laboratories. The buyer must beware. ...Read more