In the United States, almost all food must be packaged with a Nutrition Facts label that lists the nutritional value of the food. These labels contain important information about the food, including the number of calorie... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

Diabetics can easily shop for food by preparing an individualized eating plan in advance with the help of a registered dietitian nutritionist, reports the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The nutritionist works with t... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

Nutritional yeast is a deactivated form of yeast that is sold commercially as food. It often has a strong flavor that makes it a common substitute for cheese products. This product is a good source of vitamins and protei... More » Health Nutrition & Diets
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Reputable sources for nutritional information charts include the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's labeling and nutrition webpage, the United States Department of Agriculture's Food-A-Pedia and the Calorie King's food ... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

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Find nutritional values for any packaged food sold in the United States by looking at the Nutrition Facts box on its label; for fresh or non-packaged foods, websites such as and the U.S. Department of Agr... More » Health Nutrition & Diets Nutritional Content