The Reading Nutritional Labels online training course is designed to teach children about how to read nutritional labels. The Canadian government requires packaged food to have labels showing the ingredients and the nutritional contents. This lesson will describe the laws regarding nutritional labels, the main components and how to calculate sugar, fat and salt content.
Course Learning Objectives:
On completion of this Reading Nutritional Labels course, the user will:
- Understand why packaged food must have labels
- Be able to read the labels for important information
- Be able to calculate sugar, fat and salt content
- Parts of a Nutritional Label
- Whole Grains
- Salt and Sugar Content
- Vitamins and Minerals
The Reading Nutritional Labels online training course was designed for children, ages 6 to 12, who are learning about the nutrition and healthy eating and the course can be taken on a computer, laptop, tablet or mobile device as time permits as progress information will be saved so you can pick back up where you left off. If you have any concerns as to whether this course is appropriate for you, please browse our full selection of online courses.