Japanese Words for Nutrition Facts
Over the last decade, thanks to the internet, it has been getting easier to get Japanese foods, even if you are not in Japan. But many of such products are meant for domestic use in Japan and have no English translation.
Nutrition Facts in Japanese
Of course, that also applies to the nutrition facts label or “栄養成分表示 (Eiyo-Seibun-Hyoji)”, so for those who want to know what kinds of nutrients and how much a Japanese food product, such as snack food, candy, or instant ramen, contains, today let me share the English translation.
|Nutrition Facts in English||In Japanese|
|Calories||カロリー, エネルギー, 熱量|
|Sodium Chloride Equivalent||食塩相当量|
|Sugars||糖質, 糖分, 糖類|