Do you find yourself confused when looking at food labels? How much fat is too much? Is that enough fibre in a loaf of bread?
It can be difficult to determine what exactly a healthy choice is with the amount of information printed on food packaging.
You will know what to look out for the next time you visit the supermarket, with the help of Nutrition Australia's Pocket Guide to Food Choices.
Developed by Nutrition Australia's ACT Division, the booklet is free to download, and can be folded up to fit into your wallet – ready for your next food shopping trip!
The guide details what to look for when reading food labels for cereals, bread, dairy products, canned food, snack foods, nuts, meat and more.
Handy tips are also offered in the guide from Nutrition Australia, including choosing water to drink and incorporating lots of fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet.
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