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Total Nutrition Truth (TNT) Formula

Points per gram unless otherwise specified. Based on one serving.

  • Fiber = (+) 6 points
  • Carbohydrates = (-) 0.5 points
  • Added Sugar = (-) 2.5 points
  • Saturated fat = (-) 6 points
  • Mono Fats = (+) 2 points
  • Poly Fats = (+) 4 points
  • Cholesterol: (-) 1 point for every 50 mg
  • Total Fat (# of grams >20 grams) = (-) 3
  • Protein = (+) 3 points (maximum 30)
  • 6 Vitamins/Minerals (A, C, B12, B6, E, Calcium): Max 2 points/vitamin
  • Serving Size: (-) 1 point for every 50 calories over appropriate serving size
    • Breakfast entrée: 350 calories
    • Lunch/Dinner entrée: 550 calories
    • Side dish/Dessert/Snack: 200 calories
    • Beverage: 100 calories
  • Bonus Points
    • 5 points for fruit 1 (most fruits)
    • 2.5 for fruit 2 (pineapple, grapes, raisins, bananas, watermelon, mango, cantaloupe, honey dew melon)
    • 10 points for vegetable 1 (most vegetables)
    • 5 for vegetable 2 (corn, peas, cucumbers, mushrooms, avocado)
    • 0 points for vegetable 3 (iceberg lettuce, potatoes)