Your daily nutritional requirements*

Here’s a handy guide.

Your daily nutritional requirements*

 

  MEN   

WOMEN

Calories      2,500 kcals        1,940 kcalsFat  Less than 95g       Less than 70g Saturated fatLess than 30g  Less than 20g   Protein55g45gCarbohydrate300g   230gSalt Less than 6gLess than 6

* Figures based on the Department of Health’s Dietary Reference Values for adults aged 19-50.

 

LOW FAT

HIGH FAT

 

 

Less than 3g per 100g

More than 20g per 100g

 

 

LOW SATURATED FATS

HIGH SATURATED FATS

 

 

Less than 1.5g per 100g

More than 5g per 100g

 

 

LOW SUGAR

HIGH SUGAR

 

 

Less than 5g per 100g

More than 15g per 100g

 

 

LOW SALT

HIGH SALT

 

 

Less than 0.3g per 100g

More than 1.5g per 100g

 

Always check food labels or nutritional information provided. Use the following guidelines from the Food Standards Agency.

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