FDA Food Labeling Definitions

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Definition

Calorie free

under 5 calories per gram

Low calorie

40 calories or less

Low sodium

140 mg or less

Very low sodium

35 mg or less

Low cholesterol

20 mg or less and 2 g or less saturated fat

Lean (meat, poultry, seafood)

10 or less g fat , 4.5 g saturated fat, under 95 mg cholesterol per serving (3.5 oz)

Fat free / Sugar free

Under 1/2 g

Low fat

3 g or less

Low saturated fat

1 g or less

High fiber

5+ g

Reduced

25% less of nutrient or calorie

Light

1/3 fewer calories or 1/2 the fat of the usual

Good source of

10%+ of DV

High in

20%+ of DV

Healthy

decreased fat, sat far, sodium, choelsterol, and 10%+ of DV of vit A and C, Fe and Ca, protein and fiber

Fresh

Raw or unprocessed, no preservatives, never frozen or heated