Get the nutrition facts

Wendy Hamilton

Get the Facts!

Did you know the Nutrition Facts label changed in 2020? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has updated the Nutrition Facts label on packaged foods and beverages with a fresh design that will make it easier for you to make informed food choices that contribute to lifelong healthy eating habits.

Join Texas A & M AgriLife Extension Services Extension Agent for Better Living for Texans, Wendy Hamilton at the May Community Center, 18835 US-183, May, Texas 76857 on April 20, 2022, from 10 – 1030 a.m. to learn more. You will understand the following:

The basic components of the nutrition facts label.

The differences between a serving and a portion

Estimate common serving sizes

Identify calorie content of a package food product

Call the Brown County Extension Office at 325-646-0386 with any questions.

Dairy Foods

Strong bones are an essential part of a strong, healthy body. Dairy foods are high in calcium, which helps maintain bone health. Dairy products are important not only for growing children, but also for maintaining bone health in adults.

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