This course is divided into two sections. Part 1 focuses on the core concepts of the food label and 2018 changes. Part 2 focuses on healthy eating and its relationship with the food label.
At the end of the entire course, you should be able to:
Articulate the importance of reading a food label
Describe how food labels help to make healthy lifestyle choices
Connect food labels to disease prevention and management
Assess the content of a labeled food package
Discuss the impact of fat and sugar on diet and health
Compare and contrast the old food label to the revised one
Identify the 2018 changes in food labels
Discuss the reasons behind 2018 label revision
This course has been approved by NCHEC for CHES/MCHES to receive 2-category 1 entry level CECH credits. It has also been approved by NBPE for those Certified in Public Health for 2 CE credits.