Reading Nutrition Facts Labels

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March is National Nutrition Month, an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. During this month, I encourage you to learn and make better food choices to develop healthier eating habits as well as improve physical activity habits. One way to learn about the food that you are consuming is being able to read and understand the nutrition facts label. Here is a link that can help:

Reading Nutrition Facts and Labels

*The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program offers free classes throughout the year for families to help promote positive health and changed behaviors. Check your local N.C. Cooperative Extension office to find classes near you. Virtual classes are a great way to participate and get involved!