Label Lingo

“Low” Must have at least 40 calories less per serving and less than 3 grams of fat or less per serving than others of the same food. 

“Reduced” or “Less” the product was altered to have 25% less than the reference food. 

“Free” Must have less than 0.5 g per reference amount and per labeled serving size.

“Light” 1/3 fewer the calories, ½ the fat, or ½ the salt. 

“Lean” Less than 10 grams of fat per serving

“Extra Lean” less than 5 grams of fat per serving.

“Good” Source of It contains 10 to 19% of the daily value.

“High” 20% or more of the daily value.

“More” This product contains 10% more than other of the same.