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1

What is the amount of food that is proposed to be the amount of food generally consumed in one sitting?

The Serving Size

2

What described the nutrient content of a single serving?

The Amount Per Serving

3

What is the proportion of the daily value that is contained in one serving of the food item?

The % Daily Value

4

What is the amount of all types of fat in a serving?

Total Fat

5

What are the 2 metric units used on a nutrition label?

Gram and milligram

6

What is the amount of all types of carbohydrates in a serving?

Total Carbohydrate

7

What is the amount of all types of protein in a serving?

Protein

8

What is the formula to find the total grams of (TF, TC, P) in an entire packet?

Servings per container x (TF, TC, P)

9

What is the number of servings?

The serving per container

10

What is the amount of heat it takes to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree Celsius?

Calories

11

On a food label energy in food is expressed in terms of what?

Calories

12

How many calories are in a kilocalorie?

1,000 Calories = 1 kcal

13

How many kcal does Fat have per gram?

9 kcal per gram

14

How many kcal does Alcohol have per gram?

7 kcal per gram

15

How many kcal does Carbohydrates have per gram?

4 kcal per gram

16

How many kcal does Protein have per gram?

4 kcal per gram

17

What is the formula to find the total calories of carbohydrates in the entire packet?

Carbs total grams x 4 kcal per gram

18

What is the formula to find the total calories of alcohol in the entire packet?

Alcohol total grams x 7 kcal per gram

19

What is the formula to find the total calories of fat in the entire packet?

Fat total grams x 9 kcal per gram

20

What is the formula to find the total calories of protein in the entire packet?

Protein total grams x 4 kcal per gram

21

What is the formula to find the total calories in the entire packet?

Total calories of fat + total calories of carbs + total calories of protein

22

What is the formula to calculate the percent (%) of calories that come from carbohydrates, fat, and protein in a particular food item?

(TF Cal or TC Cal or P Cal / Total Calories) x 100

23

What is the generic standard set close to highest RDA value for a specific nutrient?

Daily Value

24

What does meg stand for?

Micrograms

25

What does mg stand for?

Milligrams

26

How much Vitamin A is included in the daily value?

900 meg

27

How much Vitamin C is included in the daily value?

30 mg

28

How much Vitamin D is included in the daily value?

20 mg

29

How much Iron is included in the daily value?

18 mg

30

Which ingredient on the ingredient list is the most abundant by weight?

The fist ingredient on the list