Providers of primary care need to integrate accurate nutritional advice into their practice. Understanding and explaining food labels should be one aspect of the role of the primary care provider. By becoming knowledgeable of the new food label mandated by the nutrition labeling regulations set forth by the Food and Drug Administration and the daily recommended values of nutrients, primary care providers will be able to help their clients to be better consumers and avoid misconceptions when making food choices.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health