Diets in Review Question
asked this question Dec 16th, 2012 7:09 pm
how many fat grams/day is healthy on the average for men & women?
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The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends 20% - 35% of total calories to be in the form of fat. To give you a reference point, at 2,000 calories, 30% is 65 grams of fat. Fats provide 9 calories per gram. The healthiest fats come from olive oil, nuts, seeds, avocadoes, and oily fish. No more than 10% of dietary fat should come from saturated fats. Saturated fat is found primarily in animal foods, like fatty meats, full-fat dairy products, as well as in fried foods and bakery products. - Mary Hartley, RD for DietsInReview.com
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