Pecan package claims for fiber & protein

The front of a package of pecans claims "high in fiber and good source of protein"; the nutrition panel shows 3 g of each.


To be "high in fiber," a food (one FDA serving thereof) needs to be at least 5 g. To be a "good source of protein," it needs to have at least 5 g protein. One serving (1 ounce) of this food does not meet either criteria. It may be called a good source of fiber, however (criteria is at least 2.5 g fiber, or 2.8 g using the newer/2016 Daily Value criteria).

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