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  Document FAPC-199 Nutrition Facts Panel Changes: Combating an Old Problem with a New Look

This fact sheet oullines the changes the Food & Drug Administration is proposing to Nutrition Facts labels. These changes help consumers better understand the nutritional value of what they are buying and later eating.

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  Document T-3117 Carbohydrates in the Diet

By Janice Hermann. This fact sheet discusses the function of carbohydrates in the human body. Revised June 2017.

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  Document T-3120 Drug - Nutrient Interaction

By Janice Hermann. This fact sheet discusses how foods can alter the effectiveness of medications, and how medications can alter the absorption of nutrients. Revised June 2014.

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  Document T-3122 Vitamin and Mineral Supplements

By Janice Hermann. This fact sheet discusses vitamin and mineral supplements. Reviewed July 2017.

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  Document T-3124 Nutrition Misinformation

By Janice Hermann. Knowledge is your best protection against health fraud. Through education you can become aware of the methods used by promoters and the language of fraud. Revised July 2017.

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  Document T-3132 Nutrition for Physical Activity and Athletics

By Janice Hermann. This fact sheet discusses the special nutritional requirements for athletic and/or physical activity. Revised July 2017.

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  Document T-3138 Dietary Fiber

By Janice Hermann. Dietary fiber is not a single substance, but a group of substances with similar properties. This fact sheet discusses the role of dietary fiber in the diet. Revised July 2017.

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  Document T-3142 Dietary Salt and Sodium

By Janice Hermann. This fact sheet discusses sodium, it's effect on the body, and what foods contain sodium. Revised July 2017.

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  Document T-3150 Calcio en la dieta

By Janice Hermann. This fact sheet discusses the important role calcium plays in good health.

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  Document T-3150 Dietary Calcium

By Janice Hermann. This fact sheet discusses the important role calcium plays in good health. Revised July 2017.

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  Document T-3152 Diet and Osteoporosis

By Janice Hermann. This fact sheet discusses the symptoms, complications of, and lowering the risk of osteoporosis. Revised June 2014.

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  Document T-3153 Dietary Fat and Cholesterol

By Janice Hermann. This fact sheet describes fat, cholesterol, foods they are found in, and the affect on the body. Revised July 2017.

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  Document T-3156 Vitamins and the Body

By Janice Hermann. Vitamins are essential nutrients, which means that it is necessary to eat them to live and be healthy. This fact sheet discusses the role of different vitamins in good nutrition. Revised June 2017.

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  Document T-3157 Dietary Sugar and Alternative Sweeteners

By Janice Hermann. This fact sheet discusses the different types of sugar and sugar substitutes. Revised July 2017.

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  Document T-3164 Minerals and the Body

By Janice Hermann. Minerals are important nutrients found in foods. This fact sheet describes the purpose minerals serve, as well as which foods contain which minerals. Revised June 2017.

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  Document T-3167 Weight Management

By Janice Hermann. Weight management focuses on achieving the best possible weight in relationship to overall health. Revised June 2017

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  Document T-3172 USDA MyPlate Daily Checklist

By Janice Hermann. This fact sheet discusses the USDA MyPlate Daily Checklist and the recommendations for each food group--based on age and physical activity. Revised April 2017.

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  Document T-3507 Planning Food for Summer and Winter Storm Emergencies

By Barbara Brown. This fact sheet includes food plans for summer and winter storm emgergencies. Revised June 2015.

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  Document T-3507 Planning Food for Summer and Winter Storm Emergencies

By Barbara Brown. This fact sheet includes food plans for summer and winter storm emgergencies. Revised June 2015.

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  Document T-3508 Eating and Keeping Food Safe During Summer and Winter Storms

By Barbara Brown. During an emergency, cooking and eating habits change to fit the situation. This fact sheet discusses how to prevent health risks during emergencies. Reviewed March 2013.

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