Complete the Food Label and Health assignment by providing a response of at least 50 words (not including the question itself) for each question. It should include an APA cover page, then answer questions 1-5 below (please include the question), and end with an APA reference page. This assignment should include cited material from a minimum of two sources.
Include the following:

Discuss what the 5/20 rule is according to the Food Label and You video. Include an example of a food label from your own pantry, clearly stating how the rule applies to specific nutrients on the food label.
Outline how the 5/20 rule would be applied to a chronic disease. For the disease mentioned which nutrients should be reduced or increased?
Discuss the proposed Food Label changes outlined in the Textbook explaining how the changes would help consumers understand food labels more effectively.
Examine the food label of a food item in your own pantry or refrigerator. Name the ingredients and build a list or a chart, indicating the following components:

Total calories per serving
Percentage of calories from fat
Total amount of carbohydrates (in grams)
Total amount of protein (in grams)
Total amount of fiber (in grams)

From your knowledge of nutrient intake and their associated chronic disease risk, identify a potential health risk of the food label examined. Explain how any one of a-e above can lead to that disease risk.

 

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