Friday, November 23, 2012
Article # 72. How do I calculate the percentage of calories from fat?
To lower your cholesterol, you need to understand the percentage of calories in your food that comes from fat. This includes both total fat and saturated fat. These are not listed on the label. You may see some percentages listed, but they tell you what percentage of your daily nutritional needs is met by one serving of the food if you eat a 2,000 calorie diet. This is not the information that you need about fat.