Interactive tool: nutrition label quiz (HTML)

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Question 1

It's breakfast time. You choose to have cereal this morning. You look at the Nutrition Facts table on the cereal box (see below). First, find the amount of food listed in the Nutrition Facts table.

Cereal

Nutrition Facts
Per 1 cup (34 g) cereal
Amount Cereal With 1/2 cup
1 % milk
% Daily Value
Calories 110 170
Fat 0.5 g 1 % 3 %
Saturated 0 g
+ Trans 0 g
0 % 4 %
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 290 mg 12 % 15 %
Potassium 180 mg 5 % 11 %
Carbohydrate 27 g 9 % 11 %
Fibre 5 g 20 % 20 %
Sugars 4 g
Startch 17 g
Protein 4 g
Vitamin A 0 % 8 %
Vitamin C 0 % 0 %
Calcium 2 % 15 %
Iron 30 % 30 %

Now, using a 2 cup container, which picture best depicts the amount of food in the Nutrition Facts table?

Select the picture that shows the correct amount of cereal.

  • #1
    2 cup container filled to one quarter
  • #2
    2 cup container filled to half
  • #3
    2 cup container filled
Answer

Picture #2 is the correct answer.

  • #1
    2 cup container filled to one quarter
  • #2
    Good answer - 2 cup container filled to half
  • #3
    2 cup container filled

The specific amount of food in the Nutrition Facts table is 1 cup of cereal.

Cereal

Nutrition Facts
Per 1 cup (34 g) cereal
Amount Cereal With 1/2 cup
1 % milk
% Daily Value
Calories 110 170
Fat 0.5 g 1 % 3 %
Saturated 0 g
+ Trans 0 g
0 % 4 %
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 290 mg 12 % 15 %
Potassium 180 mg 5 % 11 %
Carbohydrate 27 g 9 % 11 %
Fibre 5 g 20 % 20 %
Sugars 4 g
Startch 17 g
Protein 4 g
Vitamin A 0 % 8 %
Vitamin C 0 % 0 %
Calcium 2 % 15 %
Iron 30 % 30 %

If you eat two cups of cereal, double the amount of nutrients and Calories in the Nutrition Facts table.

For more information on the specific amount of food, go to the interactive nutrition label.

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