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If you're trying to interpret the nutrition analysis on MyRecipes.com, use the figures below as a daily reference guide. Remember that one size doesn't fit all. Take lifestyle, age, and circumstances into consideration. For example, pregnant or breast-feeding women need more protein, calories, and calcium. Go to mypyramid.gov for your own individualized plan.
 
WOMEN
ages 25 to 50
WOMEN
over 50
MEN
over 24
CALORIES
2,000
2,000 or less
2,700
PROTEIN
50g
50g or less
63g
FAT
65g or less
65g or less
88g or less
SATURATED FAT
20g or less
20g or less
20g or less
CARBOHYDRATES
304g
304g
304g
FIBER
25g to 35g
25g to 35g
25g to 35g
CHOLESTEROL
300mg or less
300mg or less
300mg or less
IRON
18mg
8mg
8mg
SODIUM
2,300mg or less
1,500mg or less
1,500mg or less
CALCIUM
1,000mg
IN OUR NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS, WE USE THESE ABBREVIATIONS:
sat saturated fat CHOL cholesterol
mono monounsaturated fat CALC calcium
poly polyunsaturated fat g gram
CARB carbohydrates mg milligram

NUTRITIONAL VALUES USED IN OUR CALCULATIONS EITHER COME FROM THE FOOD PROCESSOR, VERSION 7.5 (ESHA RESEARCH) OR ARE PROVIDED BY FOOD MANUFACTURERS.

 
 
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