AUME – Reading Labels

What to look for in food labels

If you have an autoimmune disease, you’ve probably been told to try to eat whole foods as much as possible in order to maintain your ideal weight. But in instances where you find you can’t, look for package food with food labels with nutrition facts like below. Earlier this year I discovered what to look for in food labels aka nutrition labels and now I want to share with you what I found.

food labels

My own ideal goals, eat foods with these ranges on food labels:

Sodium: <120mg

Sugar: ~<10g (4g is approx. 1 teaspoon of sugar)

Dietary Fibre: >4g

Fat: ~<10g

Saturated Fat: <3.3g

Carbs: <20g

How to understand food labels according to Australia:

Food labels

 

 

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