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Nutrition scale         
A nutrition scale is a weighing instrument that outputs precise nutritional information for foods or liquids. Most scales calculate calories, carbohydrates, and fats, with more sophisticated scales calculating additional nutrients such as Vitamin K, potassium, magnesium, and sodium.
Nutrition facts label         
  • An example of a Chinese nutrition facts label
  • The original FDA Nutrition Facts label, as of 2006
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  • A rare example of optional nutrition facts on a label for oranges (in the EU not mandatory for unprocessed fruits)
  • A UK nutrition information label, for low-fat yoghurt. A key difference from US labelling is that it always gives values for a set quantity (100 ml or - like here - 100 g), allowing easy comparison between products. Also, fibre is not considered a type of carbohydrate.
  • A Canadian Nutrition Label displaying information in both English and French
  • FDA Commissioner Margret Hamburg speaks at a White House event regarding proposed updates to the FDA's Nutrition Facts labels for food packaging. Feb. 27, 2014
LABEL REQUIRED ON MOST PACKAGED FOOD IN MANY COUNTRIES
Nutritional facts label; Nutrition Facts; Nutritional information; Nutritional facts; Nutrition label; Nutrition labeling; Nutrition facts; Nutrition labelling; Nutrition information; Nutrient Label; Nutrition information panel; FDA nutrition label; Nutrition Facts label; Nutrition Facts labels; Food nutrition label; Nutrition facts labelling; Nutri-Grade
The nutrition facts label (also known as the nutrition information panel, and other slight variations) is a label required on most packaged food in many countries, showing what nutrients and other ingredients (to limit and get enough of) are in the food. Labels are usually based on official nutritional rating systems.
Scale (insect anatomy)         
COVERING OF AN INSECT'S WING
Lepidopteran scales; Wing scale; Scale (Lepidoptera); Scale (Lepidoptera anatomy); Scale (Lepidopteran anatomy); Scale (Insect anatomy)
Scales are present on the bodies of various insects. A notable example are Lepidoptera, the insect order comprising moths and butterflies, which has scales on their wings and also on the head, parts of the thorax and abdomen as well as parts of the genitalia.