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AHA limits TFA for the first time.

January 1, 2000

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Dietary Guidelines

Dietary Fat Recommendations

2000:

• ≤30% of calories from total fat.

• <10% of calories from SFA.

• Limit intake of TFA.

• Very-low-fat (<15% of calories) diets not recommended for the general population

Dietary Guidelines for Americans

2000:

• Choose a diet low in SFA and moderate in total fat.

• ≤30% of calories from total fat.

• <10% of calories from SFA.

• TFA as low as possible.