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percentage of the daily fat allowance from peanut butter

A person on a 2500-Cal low-fat diet attempts to maintain an intake of no more than 20% of food energy from fat. What percent of the daily fat allowance is represented by a tablespoon of peanut butter (15.0 g and 50.1% fat)? Fat has a food value of about 9.0 Cal/g.

A. 14 %
B. 27 %
C. 2.7 %
D. 0.17%
E. 5.4 %

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in a tablespoon of peanut butter, there are 15 * 50.1% = 7.515 grams of ...

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