The %DV (Percent Daily Value)
, of Fat, Saturated Fat, Cholesterol, Sodium, Carbohydrates (Carbs), and Fiber, is a general guide to help you link nutrients in a serving of food to their contribution to your total daily diet. It can help you determine if a food is high or low in a nutrientó5% or less is low, 20% or more is high.You can use the % DV to make dietary trade-offs with other foods throughout the day. The * is a reminder that the % DV is based on a 2,000-calorie diet. You may need more or less depending on your individual calorie needs, but the % DV is still a helpful gauge.