Quick Guide to %DV (Daily Values)

Families, Food and Fitness June 01, 2009 Print Friendly and PDF

is a rule of thumb, that is, 5%DV or less is low and 20%DV or more is high. The Quick Guide to %DV helps you determine if a serving of food is high or low in a nutrient and is based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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