Learn more about the recommended daily values
of nutrients at: www.
But by relying on the EAR, the daily values
could underestimate the needs of the more vulnerable segments of the population, Michael F.
Applebaum, "NFPA believes that the FDA proposed trans fat Daily Value
footnote will mislead consumers to consider this dietary component out of balance with overall dietary recommendations in general, and with dietary fat components in particular.
If you ate five servings of Crunch-O-Crisps, what total % Daily Value
(%DV) of the following would you get: sodium, total fat, Vitamin C, calcium, total carbohydrate?
The rule says that a food labeled "healthy" must have at least 10 percent of the Daily Value
for vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, iron, protein, or fiber.
A: Yes, the Daily Value
is 1,000 mg, and we're recommending 1,500 mg a day for older men and for postmenopausal women who don't take estrogen.
15 /PRNewswire/ -- Public assertions by a top Food and Drug Administration official that Daily Values
are a required element of nutrition labels on food packaging are "simply wrong," according to the National Food Processors Association (NFPA).
NFPA opposes making daily values
a mandatory element of nutrition labels, Cady stated.
17 /PRNewswire/ -- Daily values
should not be made a mandatory element of nutrition labels on food packaging, the National Food Processors Association (NFPA) said today.
MANDATORY USE OF DAILY VALUES
ON FOOD NUTRITION LABELS
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But he or she would most likely be wrong, since the Daily Values
are based on an adult's dietary needs.