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Help with this Chapter 11 assignment for Human Nutrition

Chapter 11: Organic Granola Label Analysis

Instructions: Use the granola cereal label to answer the questions that follow.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1/2 cup (30g)

Servings Per Container about 11

Amount Per Serving

Cereal

+ 125 ml fortified skim milk

Calories

130

170

Calories from Fat

40

45

% Daily Value**

Total Fat 4.5g*

7%

7%

Saturated Fat 1g

5%

5%

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg

0%

0%

Sodium 35mg

1%

4%

Total Carbohydrate 21g

7%

9%

Dietary Fiber 2g

8%

8%

Sugars 7g

Protein 2g

Vitamin A

0%

6%

Vitamin C

0%

0%

Calcium

2%

15%

Iron

6%

6%

* Amount in cereal. One half cup skim milk contributes an additional 40 calories, 65mg sodium, 6g total carbohydrate (6g sugars), and 4g protein.

**Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

INGREDIENTS: Organic rolled oats, organic evaporated cane juice, organic crispy rice (organic brown rice flour, organic evaporated cane juice, sea salt, organic molasses, organic rice bran extract) organic soy oil, organic diced apple, organic pomegranate juice concentrate, organic oat syrup solids, organic dried coconut, organic acai powder.

May contain traces of peanuts, tree nuts or soy.

Explain how each of the claims (Vegetarian, No trans fats, Low sodium, Whole grain) on the side panel of this label can impact health in the body.

How might the organic claims made by this product benefit the health of the body in the long term?

Why is the amount of cholesterol in this product listed as 0%?

What are the sources of saturated fat in this product?

Why is a lower intake of saturated fat important to maintain the health of the body? (provide 2 reasons)

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