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Food Literacy

Food literacy is understanding the basic nature of food, its importance to you and the community. Food literacy includes being able to gather and process information about food, and having the basic skills to safely prepare foods to eat. Being food literate empowers people to make informed nutrition choices.

Click on the handouts below to help you understand how to read food labels, learn some cooking skills and get some tips on grocery shopping!

Label Reading

Look at the Label

Nutrition Facts

Tips for Eating Out

Grocery Shopping Tips

Smart Grocery Shopping

Develop Your Cooking Skills

Basic Skills for Living “Now You’re Cooking”

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