Dietary Guidelines

A Breakdown by Calorie Intake

How many grams each of carbohydrate, protein, and total fat add up to your daily calorie needs?

The percentages and grams of total calories for carbohydrate, protein, and total fat are listed below. One gram of carbohydrate and one gram of protein both equal 4 calories. One gram of fat equals 9 calories.

Dietary Guidelines by Calorie Intake
  50-60% 15-20% 25%
Total Daily Calories Carbohydrate grams Protein grams Total Fat grams
2000 250-300 75-100 56
2200 275-330 83-110 61
2400 300-360 90-120 67
2600 325-390 98-130 72
2800 350-420 105-140 77
3000 375-450 113-150 84
3200 400-480 120-160 89
3400 425-510 128-170 95
3600 450-540 135-180 100
3800 475-570 143-190 106


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