Learning Activity 5:
Take two or more nutrition facts tables (NFT) of similar food products and compare their nutritional value. Use this interactive tool to compare two similar products.
- What is the main difference? What nutritional facts are the same or similar? Based on your comparison, which would be a better product to purchase? Give reasons for each product.
- Compare two similar products and determine which one is more nutritious. Determine why a product with a higher calcium % DV should be chosen over a product that has a high % DV of saturated fat. Why is a product with a low sodium content preferred? Explain the function of sodium and its health benefits.