The amount of a nutrient in one serving of a product is divided by the daily recommended amount to give you the % Daily Value.
This product has 25 grams of total carbohydrates in one serving. The recommended amount of total carbohydrates is 300 grams on a 2,000 calorie diet.
25 grams of total carbohydrates
divided by 300 grams of recommended carbohydrates
= 0.08 (or 8%) of the daily recommended amount of carbohydrates
The good news is, the % Daily Value is already provided for you on the food label, but at least you know how it’s calculated.
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