Percent Daily values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs
Nutrition Label Info
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The nutrition values in the 'Ricotta Cheese' label above were obtainted from the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference.
The United States Food and Drug Administration specifies rules for how each nutrient value should be rounded. The label above conforms to these rules.
Percent daily values
The numbers in the "% Daily Values" section of the food label above are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Check your DCI to determine if these numbers should be adjusted for your diet.
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