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Nutrient Unit Conversions

With the release of the new rules for Nutrition Facts Labels, some of the nutrient measurement units have been revised. This blog covers those revisions and gives you the formulas for calculating the changes.

Vitamin D

Vitamin D was a voluntary nutrient shown on the label in IUs, but is now a mandatory nutrient listed in mcg. (Vitamin D IUs...
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FDA Nutrition Facts Label Nutrient Changes Part 2

With the FDA's final label ruling, a number of significant changes have been implemented into the Nutrition and Supplement Facts labels, particularly with regard to Daily Value (DV) numbers. According to the FDA, "Daily values are reference amounts of nutrients to consume or not to exceed and are used to calculate the percent Daily Value (% DV) that...
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