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A 23-year-old male asked:

Based on a 2000 calorie diet, my fat intake currently is 18% of my calories. is that too little? most of it is mufa, but 6 grams of it is saturated.

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
It depends on Yr wei: This amount of fat is fine for you provided your weight is normal. If you are overweight and are trying to lose some pounds, then you need to cut out some calories as 2, 000 cals/day is pretty high unless you are physically very active and have an active lifestyle.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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