TIP 1: Watch out for Serving Sizes
Food labels usually contain the number of servings available in the product and the nutrition information listed on the label applies to only one serving, not the whole package. For example, if a food item contains 4g of sugar per serving, and it has 10 servings in total, the total sugar content of that food item is 40g.
The serving sizes are usually described by weight, volume, or unit e.g.; 1 cup, 2 spoons, 8 ounces, 5 chips.
Watch your serving sizes and stay healthy.
Watch your calorie count!
Pay attention to the calories per serving and take note of how many calories you’re consuming if you eat the whole package. If you double the servings you eat, you double the calories and nutrients you are taking in.
Understand Food Portion Sizes
A food portion is how much food you choose to eat at one time. A portion is 100 percent under your control. Many foods that come as a single portion contain