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Sources of Energy

SOURCE Protein Carbohydrate Fat Alcohol FOOD SOURCE milk and milk products, meat, poultry, fish, eggs, peanut butter and legumes pasta, bread, cereals, fruits, vegetables, and sweets oils, margarine, butter, shortening, salad dressing, mayonnaise, cheese, and meat fat alcoholic foods and beverages PROVIDES 4 Calories (17 kJ) per gram of protein 4 Calories (17 kJ) per gram of carbohydrate 9 Calories (37 kJ) per gram of fat 7 Calories (29 kJ) per gram of alcohol

Calorie Claims
CALORIE CLAIM "Calorie-reduced" "Low calorie" "Calorie-free" "Source of Energy" WHAT CLAIM REALLY MEANS This food contains 50% or fewer calories than the regular version. This food is suitable for dietary use. This food is calorie-reduced and contains 15 Calories or less per serving. Contains no more than 1 Calorie per 100 g. Contains at least 100 Calories per serving as indicated on the label.

CARBOHYDRATE CLAIM "Low in sugar" "No sugar added" or "Unsweetened" "Sugar-free" "Source of dietary fibre" "High source of dietary fibre"

WHAT CLAIM REALLY MEANS Contains no more than 2 g of sugar per serving. Has no sugar added although it may contain naturally present sugar. Contains no more than 0.25 g of sugar per 100 g and no more than 1 Calorie per 100 g; this food usually contains the least amount of sugar and often the fewest calories; it is suitable for dietary use. At least 2 g of dietary fibre. At least 4 g of dietary fibre.

"Very high source of dietary At least 6 g of dietary fibre. fibre"

Ground Beef Regular Medium Lean FAT CLAIM "Low in fat" "Fat-free"

Maximum Fat Content 30% 23% 17% WHAT CLAIM REALLY MEANS No more than 3 g of fat per serving. Low in fat does not always mean low in calories, check to see how many calories are in a serving. No more than 0.1 g of fat per 100 g.

"Low in saturated fatty No more than 2 g of saturated fatty acids per serving and no more than 15% of the energy derived from these. This acids" does not always mean that the food is low in total fat. No more than 20 mg of cholesterol per serving and per 100 g. Product must be low in saturated fat, but food might still "Low in cholesterol" have high total fat content. "Cholesterol-free" No more than 3 mg of cholesterol per 100 g. WHAT CLAIM REALLY MEANS


The food contains 50% less sodium than the regular product and not more than 40 mg of sodium per 100 "Low sodium" or "Low salt" g** and no salt has been added. It is a food suitable for dietary use. "No added salt" or "Unsalted" No salt is added to the food and none of the ingredients contains a large quantity of salt.

The food does not contain more than 5 mg of sodium "Salt-free" or "Sodium-free" per 100 g; foods bearing this claim are usually those containing the smallest amount of salt or sodium. **2 exceptions:

Cheddar cheese may contain up to 50 mg of sodium per 100 g. Meat, poultry, and fish may contain up to 80 mg of sodium per 100 g. W.R.T VIT. C 5% 30% 50%

VITAMIN OR MINERAL CLAIM "Source of...", "Contains..."

REALLY MEANS At least 5% of the recommended daily intake.

"Good source...", "High in..." At least 15% "Excellent source...", "Very At least 25% high in...", "Rich in..." Fast Food analyses

Nutritional Analyses Tool

Analysis Results
Nutrient Calories Pro (g) Fat (g) Carb (g) Fiber (g) Cal (mg) Iron (mg) Na (mg) Pot (mg) Phos (mg) Ash (g) vitA (IU) vitC (mg) Thia (mg) Ribo (mg) Nia (mg) H2O % satF (g) monoF (g) polyF (g) Chol (mg) Total 623.2 42.78 21.33 72.01 5.8 503.77 8.48 593.79 2175.76 991.29 7.9 35339.56 202.61 0.89 0.64 10.43 66.68 3.34 7.47 8.39 130.64 Rec. 2200 50 73.33 30 1000 10 2400 700 4000 75 1.1 1.1 14 Female 31-50 24.44 24.44 24.44 300 %Rec 28.33% 85.56% 29.09% -19.33% 50.38% 84.8% 24.74% -141.61% -883.49% 270.15% 80.91% 58.18% 74.5% -13.67% 30.56% 34.33% 43.55%