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Chapter 6 - The Elements Within the Nutrition Facts Table


Table of Contents

  • 6.1 Presentation of Information Within the Table
    • 6.1.1 Core Nutrition Information
      Core Nutrition Information - Table 6-1
    • 6.1.2 Additional Nutrition Information
      Additional Nutrition Information - Table 6-2
  • 6.2 Reference Amounts and Serving Size
    • 6.2.1 Reference Amounts
    • 6.2.2 Serving of Stated Size
    • 6.2.3 Single Serving Containers
    • 6.2.4 Foods for Use in the Manufacture of Other Foods
      Reference Amounts [Schedule M] and Serving Sizes - Table 6-3
  • 6.3 Daily Intake
    • 6.3.1 Reasonable Daily Intake for Various Foods (Schedule K)
      Reasonable Daily Intake for Various Foods (Schedule K) - Table 6-4
    • 6.3.2 Recommended Daily Intake (RDI)
      Recommended Daily Intake for Vitamins and Mineral Nutrients - Table 6-5
    • 6.3.3 Weighted Recommended Nutrient Intake
      Weighted Recommended Nutrient Intakes for Vitamins and Mineral Nutrients - Table 6-6
    • 6.3.4 Reference Standards
      Reference Standards - Table 6-7
    • 6.3.5 Daily Value and % Daily Value
  • 6.4 Energy
    Average Energy Content of Nutrients - Table 6-8
    • 6.4.1 Converting Calories to Kilojoules
      Calculation Example - Oatmeal - Table 6-9
      Calculation Example - Macaroni and Cheese - Table 6-10
    • 6.4.2 Energy Values of Sugar Alcohols, Polydextrose and Glycerol
      Energy Values of Sugar Alcohols, Polydextrose and Glycerol - Table 6-11
    • 6.4.3 Energy Value of Dietary Fibre
      Energy Value of Bran
  • 6.5 Fat and Fatty Acids: Saturates, Trans, Polyunsaturates, Omega-6 Polyunsaturates, Omega-3 Polyunsaturates, Monounsaturates
  • 6.6 Sodium
  • 6.7 Potassium
  • 6.8 Carbohydrates
    • 6.8.1 Dietary Fibre
      Dietary Fibre - Summary of Sources, Acceptability and Labelling - Table 6-12
      Dietary Fibre Analysis
    • 6.8.2 Sugars
    • 6.8.3 Sugar Alcohols
    • 6.8.4 Starch
  • 6.9 Protein
    • 6.9.1 Protein Efficiency Ratios - Table 6-13
  • 6.10 Vitamins and Mineral Nutrients
    • 6.10.1 Vitamin A
      Conversion Table for IU of Retinol and IU of Beta-carotene to RE - Table 6-14
      Conversion Table for RE to % DV for Vitamin A - Table 6-15
    • 6.10.2 Vitamin D
      Conversion Table for Vitamin D - Table 6-16
    • 6.10.3 Vitamin E
      Conversion Table for Vitamin E - Table 6-17
    • 6.10.4 Vitamin C
    • 6.10.5 Thiamine
    • 6.10.6 Riboflavin
    • 6.10.7 Niacin
    • 6.10.8 Vitamin B6
    • 6.10.9 Folacin or Folate
    • 6.10.10 Vitamin B12
    • 6.10.11 Pantothenic Acid or Pantothenate
  • 6.11 Compliance Test to Assess the Accuracy of Nutrient Values

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