Class Notes (834,812)
Canada (508,731)
Nutrition (899)
NUTR 1010 (443)
Dr.B (12)
Lecture 2

Week 2's lecture notes for all 3 classes

6 Pages
97 Views
Unlock Document

Department
Nutrition
Course
NUTR 1010
Professor
Dr.B
Semester
Winter

Description
January 16 2012 What happens to the Food we eatThree main purposes of food labels Basic product information o Ingredients product weightnet quantity expiry date grade or quality country of origin manufacturer importer Health safety and nutrition info o Amounts and types of fats proteins carbohydrates vitamins minerals in a specific svg sizeProvide a mans for marketing or promoting product by label claimso low fat cholesterolfree high source of fiber etcFood Labels have for main Components1 Ingredients list mandatory 2 Nutrition Fact table mandatory 3 Nutrients contents claims4 Health Claims1 Ingredient list mandatoryDescending order by weight not volumeSource of information for people oWith allergies o Who avoid certain ingredients Which ingredient is present in greatest quantity in Fibre First 2 Nutrients Facts Table mandatory Amount of energy and 13 come nutrients in 1 svg o Fat saturated fat trans fat cholesterol sodium carbohydrates fiber sugar proteins vitamin A vitamin C calcium iron Why these 13 o Consumers health professionals and scientistdriven choicesOther nutrients optional How to read a Nutrients Facts Table 1 Svg size and sometimes the number of svgcontainer2 Calories calories from fat and calories from saturated and trans fats per svg 3Daily value Daily Value DVHow much a svg contributes to your overall intake of various nutrients on labeAmounts of fats sodium carbohydrates and fiber in 1 svg listed in g or mg AND DVRemaining nutrients asDV onlyo Because g mg etc difficult to interpret o Based on recommendations for 2000 kcal diet o Easy way of determining relative amount of a nutrient in 1 svgFoods with 5 DV of a nutrients of a nutrient are low in the nutrients Foods with 20 DV are high in the nutrients
More Less

Related notes for NUTR 1010

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit