TABLE C-8 Additional Macronutrient Recommendations

Macronutrient

Recommendation

Dietary cholesterol

As low as possible while consuming a nutritionally adequate diet

Trans fatty acids

As low as possible while consuming a nutritionally adequate diet

Saturated fatty acids

As low as possible while consuming a nutritionally adequate diet

Added sugars

Limit to no more than 25% of total energy

 

SOURCE: IOM (2002a).



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