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Eat Smart!® Choices Calculator

    Select the Product     Category

Vegetables and Fruit
Beverage 
Food 
Vegetable or Fruit "Chips" 
Grain Products 
Of the following, which is first to appear in the list of ingredients?
Nut or Seed
Dried Fruit
Grain
Milk and Alternatives
Milk - plain or flavoured
Milkshake
Soy beverage
Yogurt drink
Yogurt
Cheese
Cottage cheese
Pudding
Meat and Alternatives 
Mixed Foods 
 

Instructions on how to use the Eat Smart!® Choices Calculator

  1. Select the appropriate product category for the food or beverage you are evaluating. If you are not sure which category to select for a particular product, download this document for help or put your mouse over the “?” for a helpful list of sample items.

  2. Enter the nutrition information in the yellow fields in the Nutrition Facts table on the screen. You do not need to enter values in the white fields. For some food categories, you will be prompted to answer questions about ingredients and portion sizes. All information needed can be found on the product label.

  3. Click “Calculate” to find out whether or not the product is an Eat Smart!® choice.

  4. In the results window, you can click on the “X” in the upper right of the window to go back to the product label if you want to change any of the values entered. You can also Print your results for your records. If you would like to evaluate another product, click on “Enter New Product”.
What is the first ingredient?
Vegetable or Fruit
Water
Is the second ingredient a vegetable or fruit?
Yes
No
What is the first ingredient?
Vegetable or Fruit
Water
Is the second ingredient a vegetable or fruit?
Yes
No
Is the beverage fruit based or a vegetable cocktail?
Fruit based
Vegetable cocktail
Is the portion size 360mL or less and is the beverage 100% fruit juice?
Yes
No
Is the beverage reduced in sodium?
Yes
No

Nutrition Facts/Valeur nutritive

Serving Size   g/ml
Amount/Teneur
Calories / Calories 
Fat / Lipides g
 
Saturated / saturés g
 
+ Trans / trans g
Cholesterol / Cholestérol mg
Sodium / Sodium mg
Carbohydrate / Glucides g
 
Fibre / Fibres g
 
Sugars / Sucres g
Protein / Protéines g
% Daily Value / % valeur quotidienne
Vitamin A / Vitamine A
%
Vitamin C / Vitamine C
%
Calcium / Calcium
%
Iron / Fer
%
Vitamin D / Vitamine D
%
Calculate
Is dried fruit an ingredient?
Yes
No
Is Sugar one of the first three ingredients?
Yes
No
 

Instructions on how to use the Eat Smart!® Choices Calculator

  1. Select the appropriate product category for the food or beverage you are evaluating. If you are not sure which category to select for a particular product, download this document for help or put your mouse over the “?” for a helpful list of sample items.

  2. Enter the nutrition information in the yellow fields in the Nutrition Facts table on the screen. You do not need to enter values in the white fields. For some food categories, you will be prompted to answer questions about ingredients and portion sizes. All information needed can be found on the product label.

  3. Click “Calculate” to find out whether or not the product is an Eat Smart!® choice.

  4. In the results window, you can click on the “X” in the upper right of the window to go back to the product label if you want to change any of the values entered. You can also Print your results for your records. If you would like to evaluate another product, click on “Enter New Product”.

FAQs

Have a question about the Eat Smart!® Choices Calculator? Click here for answers to frequently asked questions.
If your question isn’t included in our FAQs, contact us at eatsmart@opha.on.ca.