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Building Blocks to a Better Diet

New Giant Eagle® shelf tags feature color-coded “building blocks” that allow you to identify healthy lifestyle and dietary information on nonperishable items in 17 categories based on FDA and USDA guidelines. You’ll find these bright, easy-to-read blocks on the bottom portion of the tags beneath the price and NuVal® Score.

Color-coded blocks contain lifestyle and specific dietary information based on FDA guidelines.

100% Juice

100% Juice

  • Identifies better choices
  • Contains 100% juice ingredients
Gluten Free

Gluten Free

  • Identified by the manufacturer as gluten free and matches FDA guidelines
Good Source of Calcium

Good Source of Calcium

  • Contains 100mg or more calcium per serving
  • Provides 10% or more daily value per serving
Good Source of Fiber

Good Source of Fiber

  • Provides 10% or more daily value per serving
  • Contains 2.5g or more total fiber per serving
  • Contains 3g or less total fat per serving
Good Source of Iron

Good Source of Iron

  • Provides 10% daily value or more per serving
  • Contains 1.8mg or more iron
Good Source of Protein

Good Source of Protein

  • Contains 10% or more daily value per serving
  • Contains 5g or more protein per serving
Good Source of Vitamin A

Good Source of Vitamin A

  • Provides 10% daily value or more per serving
  • Contains 500mg or more vitamin A per serving
Good Source of Vitamin C

Good Source of Vitamin C

  • Provides 10% daily value or more per serving
  • Contains 6mg or more vitamin C per serving
Heart Healthy

Heart Healthy

  • Low Fat: 3g or less total fat per serving
  • Low Saturated Fat: 1g or less saturated fat AND 15% or less calories from saturated fat per serving
  • Low Cholesterol: 20mg or less total cholesterol per serving
  • Provides 480mg or less sodium per serving
Low Cholesterol

Low Cholesterol

  • Contains 20mg or less of cholesterol and 2g or less of saturated fat per serving
  • Meal products/main dishes: 20mg or less per 100g and 2g or less of saturated fat per 100g
Low Fat

Low Fat

  • Contains 3g or less fat per serving
  • Meals/main dishes contains 3g or less of fat per 100g and not more than 30% calories from fat
Low Saturated Fat

Low Saturated Fat

  • Contains 1g or less saturated fat per serving
  • Provides 15% or less calories from saturated fat
Low Sodium

Low Sodium

  • Contains 140mg or less per serving
  • Meals/main dishes: contain 140mg or less per 100g
Natural

Natural

  • Minimally processed
  • No artificial colors or ingredients
  • Identified as natural on packaging
Organic

Organic

  • Meets industry standards for organic status
  • Identified as organic on packaging
Sensible Carbs

Sensible Carbs

  • 12g or less sugars per serving
  • 35g or less total carbohydrates
  • 1g or less saturated fat
  • Provides whole grain or fiber
Whole Grain

Whole Grain

  • First listed ingredient (or second, if water is first) is a whole grain

Click to view descriptions of each color-coded block

  • 100% Juice
  • Gluten Free
  • Good Source of Calcium
  • Good Source of Fiber
  • Good Source of Iron
  • Good Source of Protein
  • Good Source of Vitamin A
  • Good Source of Vitamin C
  • Heart Healthy
  • Low Cholesterol
  • Low Fat
  • Low Saturated Fat
  • Low Sodium
  • Natural
  • Organic
  • Sensible Carbs
  • Whole Grain