# Fat Calculator,Calculate Fat Intake from Your Daily Calorie Needs

On this page, the calculator allows the user to calculate the percentage of fat you will need each day. Fats are the body’s main form of stored energy and provide most of the energy to fuel muscular work. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) recommends that you obtain 20 to 35 percent of your daily calories from fats for adult.
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Calculate Fats intake
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Calculation Results:
You need 75771.34 Calories(kcal) in a day to maintain your body weight.The Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010 recommend that Americans consume less than 10% of calories from saturated fats.You should take less than 841.9 grams of saturated fats from your foods intake per day.25% to 35% of calories eaten should come from fats. So you should take 2104.76 - 2946.66 grams of fat from foods intake.

How Much Fat Should You intake

Fat not only serves as an energy source, especially effective over a longer distance. It is an important macronutrient that contributes to proper hormone regulation, pads internal organs, provides a source of energy and assists with absorption of specific vitamins.  A gram of fat has about

twice as many calories per gram as carbohydrates and proteins. We all need some fat in our diet. But Eating too much fat contributes to excess body weight, too much of a particular kind of fat – saturated fat – can raise our cholesterol, which increases the risk of heart disease.

Recommendations for fat intake
 Total calories per day Saturated fat in grams Total fat in grams 1,600 18 or less 53 2,000 20 or less 65 2,200 24 or less 73 2,500 25 or less 80 2,800 31 or less 93

It's true that a diet high in fat can lead to weight gain and heart disease. You must estimate how many calories you need in a day and count your daily fat intake.Note that this calculation of of fat you will need each day is just an estimate.