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Communicating nutrients

The stoplight diet got me thinking of using color in place of the nutrition information on food packages. These examples show where a fruit on the bottom yogurt's calories come from. Protein is green (?), as are fiber and poly-unsaturated fats. Mono-unsaturated and polysaccharides are yellow, and saturated fats and monosaccharides are red. I'm not sure about my definitions, but I think the images communicate simply. It would be easy for the illiterate and non-English speakers. Children, too.