Fat is found in foods from both plants and animals.
The value for total fat on the nutrition labels on food packaging doesn’t tell you how much you’re getting from the different types of fat.
That information is vital so that you know what kind of fat you are consuming.
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What Is NLEA?
NLEA stands for the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act of 1990.
It provides the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with specific authority to require nutrition labeling of most foods regulated by the Agency and to regulate health claims on food labels and in food labeling. (source ◳)
Fat Is Essential For Your Health
Fat is an essential part of a healthy diet.
It’s a source of essential fatty acids, which the body cannot make itself.
Foods You Can Find Total Fat (NLEA) In
You find Total Fat (NLEA) mostly in fats and oil, dairy and egg, nut and seed, and legume products.
Examples of food sources include
- Soybean Oil
- Canola Oil
- Corn Oil
- Olive Oil
- Coconut Oil
Foods That Contain Total Fat (NLEA) In Our Nutrition Tool
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