READ it before you EAT it!

Understanding the Nutriton Facts labels found on foods is an important skill when making healthy choices about the food we eat.

Remember, that we DO NOT want to eat TOO MUCH of the nutrients...
Fat, Cholesterol or Sodium.

20% Daily Value or more of Fat, Cholesterol or Sodium for a food is considered HIGH and we should not eat too many foods that are HIGH in Fat, Cholesterol or Sodium.

We DO want to eat foods that are HIGH (20% or more) in...
Fiber, Vitamins, and Minerals like Calcium and Iron.

Remember that the % Daily Value listed on the right side of the label is always for ONE serving.

Rules

  • You need to answer ALL questions correctly
  • Use the American Cheese Nutrition Facts Label to answer questions
  • Choose the BEST answer.
  • When you answer ALL questions correctly you go to the next level.

1. What is the Serving Size of American Cheese?

210

16

2 slices

17g

2. How many calories would you get if you ate four slices of American Cheese?

105

210

420

I don't like cheese

3. Would American Cheese be a good choice for Dietary Fiber?

Yes

Maybe

0% is low and that is good

No

4. Which nutrients found in American Cheese would be considered HIGH and NOT such a healthy choice?

Protein

Saturated Fat

Sodium

Both Sodium and Saturated Fat

5. Which nutrient in American cheese would be considered HIGH and would be a healthy choice?

Fat

Cholesterol

Calcium

Vitamin A

6. True or False: Eating American Cheese is a totally unhealthy choice.

True

False

Totally UNhealthy

More cheese please

7. True or False: You can eat American Cheese, but not too much or too often.

Only if you're a mouse

True

False

All of the ABOVE