Food labels


The utility of food labels; their meaning and role in encouraging a healthful diet.

Alternative labels

utility of food labels
nutrition labels
nutrition label
role of food labels
nutrition facts labels
nutrition facts label
food label

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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Food labels is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Dairy products maker: Dairy products makers artisanally process raw milk to make dairy products such as butter, cheese, cream and milk.
Dietitian: Dietitians assess specific nutritional requirements of populations or individuals throughout their lives and translate this into advice which will maintain, reduce risk to, or restore people’s health. Using evidence-based approaches, dietitians work to empower individuals, families and groups to provide or select food which is nutritionally adequate, safe, tasty and sustainable. Beyond healthcare, dietitians improve the nutritional environment for all through governments, industry, academia and research.

Optional knowledge

Food labels is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022