Nutrition Facts Serving Size 1 cup (30g) Children Under 4 ¾ cup (20 g) Servings Per Container about…

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 cup (30g)
Children Under 4 ¾ cup (20 g)
Servings Per Container about 19
Children Under 4 about 28

Amount Per Serving Cheerios Don’t need with milk
Calories 110
Calories from Fat 15
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% Daily Value**
Total Fat 2 g 3%
Saturated Fat 0 g 0%
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 210 mg 9%
Potassium 200 mg 6%
Total
Carbohydrate 22 g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3 g 11%
Soluble Fiber 1 g
Sugars 1 g
Other Carbohydrates 18 g
Protein 3 g
Vitamin A 10%
Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 10%
Iron 45%
Don’t need the rest of these

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

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Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65 g 80 g
Sat Fat Less than 20 g 25 g
Cholesterol Less than 300 mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400 mg 2,400 mg
Total Carbohydrate 300 g 375 g
Dietary Fiber 25 g 30 g

INGREDIENTS: WHOLE GRAIN OATS, MODIFIED CORN STARCH, CORN STARCH, SUGAR, SALT, CALCIUM CARBONATE, OAT FIBER, TRIPOTASSIUM PHOSPHATE, WHEAT STARCH, VITAMIN E (MIXED TOCOPHEROLS) ADDED TO PRESERVE FRESHNESS.
VITAMIN AND MINERALS: IRON AND ZINC (MINERAL NUTRIENTS), VITAMIN C (SODIUM ASCORBATE), A B VITAMIN (NIACINAMIDE), VITAMIN B6 (RIBOFLAVIN), VITAMIN B1 (THIAMIN MONONITRATE), VITAMIN A (PALMITATE), A B VITAMIN (FOLIC ACID), VITAMIN B12, VITAMIN D.
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1. What is the brand name of the product? All brand names are followed by the letters TM for trademark or the letter R in a circle for registered. There may be more than one brand name. Look only on the front panel.

2. Write the common/usual name of the food product that appears on the front panel of your label? (Not brand name – no words can be both brand and common)

3. Name the heaviest ingredient not nutrient by WEIGHT found in this product?

4. How many grams of starch are in your product?
Total g Carbohydrates ________
minus ______ g Dietary Fiber
minus _____g Sugars =
______ g Starch

5. What is the iron nutrient density in a serving of your food? Daily Value Standard for iron is 18 mg.
a. Mg of nutrient per serving = % of Iron per serving on label times DV of nutrient
Hint: 4% when used in formula is .04, 10% is .10

Iron: ______% Iron x 18 mg Iron = ________ mg Iron per serving

b. Mg of nutrient per kcal= Weight of nutrient per serving divided by Total calories per serving

_______ mg Iron per serving divided by _________ Total calories/serving =
______ mg Iron per ___________

6. a. What is the major MACRO-NUTRIENT (heaviest) found in your food? (Only ONE)
________ grams of ________________(name of nutrient)
b. What % of the total calories does your major nutrient provide? You are determine what % of total calories comes from the heaviest nutrient.

_______ grams of _______(nutrient) times _____ kcal per gram divided
by __________ Total calories x 100 = _______ % Kcals

7. Determine if your project is enriched.
The names of the five enrichment nutrients are listed below with the names of the forms of the nutrient that were added in the list of ingredients.
For enrichment all five forms of the enrichment nutrients must be present in the list of ingredients. Only place to find them is the list of ingredients – the manufacturer added them.
Nutrient: the Forms are on the right of the colon: example -folic acid and foliate are the two different forms by which folic acid can be added.
Nutrient: Forms
Iron: iron, reduced iron, ferric sulfate, ferrous sulfate, ferric
orthophosphate,
ferrous orthophosphate ferrous fumarate
B1: Thiamine hydrochloride or thiamine mononitrate
B2: Riboflavin
B3: Niacin or Niacin amide
Folic acid: Folic acid or folate
Type in the name of the form added for:
Iron:
B1:
B2:
B3:
Folic acid:

8. Calculate the % DV (Daily Value) of fat per serving. Answer is in terms of % DV. Show your work. (DV are shown at bottom of label under 2000 kcal column)
_____ g Total Fat divided by _____ g DV FAT x 100 = _______ % Fat DV per serving
_______ % DV of fat actually shown on label in “Nutrition Facts” (should be close to your calculation)
9. Calculate the total calories found in the entire amount of food purchased
a. Calories per serving: show calculations and label work.
(____ grams Total carbohydrate x ___ kcals/gram) + (____ g protein x ___
kcals/g) + (_____ g Total fat x _____ kcals/g) = ______ kcals per serving
Total calories listed on label: __________ (Won’t match exactly, but be close)
b. Calories per container: show calculations and label work.
________ kcals per serving x ______ number of servings per container =
____________ kcals per container

 

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