Home > Public

Your Food and Nutrition Source

It's About Eating Right

In This Section

Latest Infographic

The Agricultural Act of 2014 protects vital nutrition assistance programs. Learn more about the piece of legislation in this infographic.

Farm Bill (thumb)

View all infographics

Popular Diet Reviews

More Diet Reviews »
Calculate your BMI
Featured Product

Special Feature

More Info
Celiac Disease Nutrition Guide, 3rd Edition (Single Copy)

Celiac Disease Nutrition Guide, 3rd Edition (Single Copy)

This easy to read “survival guide” outlines essential information for people diagnosed with Celiac disease.

Tip of the Day

Reading an Alcohol Label

Reading an Alcohol LevelLabel reading is an important skill, not just in the food aisles, but also in the liquor section. Knowing how to read the liquor content of wine, beer or distilled spirits is important to ensure you are enjoying alcoholic beverages in moderation.

The term "proof" on a bottle indicates the amount of alcohol. The proof is twice the alcohol content. For example, if a label states "80 proof," this means that the liquor contains 40 percent alcohol. Not all beverages are required to list the alcohol content, so check the bottler's website if you are unsure.

To learn more about drinking alcoholic beverages in moderation, consult a registered dietitian nutritionist in your area, and learn more about healthy eating from our Eat Right Nutrition Tips.

 

 

 

 

 

Receive the Tip of the Day RSS Feed!

Reviewed May 2013