Label Comparison Paper
Purpose: The purpose of this assignment is for the student to analyze food labels for nutritional value of a selected food item and evaluate the brands of that item. For example: frozen chicken dinner brands: Banquet, Smart Ones, Lean Cuisine, Swanson, and Healthy Choice. The tools used and knowledge gained to complete this assignment will assist the student when working with future clients regarding nutritional needs. Requirements:1. Select a food item and 5 brands of that item. Labels must be submitted with the paper.2. Compare the food labels for serving size, calories, fats, cholesterol, sodium, potassium, CHO, protein, vitamins, and minerals3. Based on the comparison information analyze the food item for healthy value and cost-effectiveness. Including which item, if any, you would recommend with rationale.Possible Introduction to the subject and the contents of the paper. Include why you selected the specific item. 1 Include copies of the 5 labels. 1Do a comparison of the labels including serving size, calories, fats, cholesterol, sodium, CHO, protein, vitamins, and minerals5Do an analysis of the food items for their nutritional value, cost effectiveness, and if you would recommend the item (include rationale, why or why not). 5Demonstrate academic integrity and originality of thought. Utilize correct spelling, grammar, punctuation. 1Two to three pages, double spaced, font size 12 in New Times Roman or Calibri. Need at least 7 current references (each label counts as 1 reference) Site references using MLA or APA. 1Conclusion of the paper1.