January 2017 Nutritinal Information

Seal of Ulster County, New York (color)

 

From the desk of the Registered Dietitian:
Rachel Robinson, RD, Chief Clinical Dietitian

 

Keeping a Food Record

A Quick Guide to Reading the Nutrition Facts Label

sample label

1) Start with the Serving Size

Look here for both the serving size (the amount for one serving), and the number of servings in the package. Remember to compare your portion size to the serving size listed on the label. If the label serving size is one cup, and you eat two cups, you are getting twice the calories, fat and other nutrients listed on the label

Continue reading on the Ulster County Office for the Aging web site.