It is important know the limits of fat calories; too much fat in your diet can cause many problems to your health.
Someone who needs about 2000 calories a day should be eating NO MORE than 65 grams of fat a day on average.
Here there is an easy way to know how much fat you should eat:
- Take the number of calories that you eat each day and multiply it by 30 percent (0.3)
2000 calories x 0.30 = 600 calories from fat
- Divide your answer by 9 because 9 is the number of calories in each gram of fat.
600 / 9 = 65 grams this is the number of grams of fat that you can eat
How many calories of saturated fat I should eat?
-You need eat no more that 10 % of calories from saturated fat (chocolate, butter, meat, ice cream….). Saturated fat increased levels of risk for heart disease. A low fat or fat free diet will help you loose weight and give you a better quality of life.
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To maintain a balanced eating routine, you need to know where your daily calories should come from. Enter your gender and your daily calorie intake and this calculator will show you how many of your daily calories should come from fat, protein, fiber, sugars, and total carbohydrates.