How Fatty is Your Food?
Look up the fat content of your food in Fat Attack™, a fun and interactive educational tool designed to increase awareness about the amount of fat in popular fast food meals. Play Fat Attack™ and discover how to make healthful food choices. Click on the links above to learn more, including how you can request a Fat Attack™ workshop at your school or event.
Your Fat
Your daily fat target is based on age, gender, calories and activity level. The chart below shows recommended ranges of total fat and saturated fat for different age groups of men, women, and children for a sedentary activity level. If you are younger, your target will be at the low end of the fat gram range.
Recommended Daily Fat Consumption in Grams*
man age 19 or over
Total Fat 62g – 81g
Saturated Fat < 22g – 29g

woman age 19 or over
Total Fat 50g – 62g
Saturated Fat < 18g – 22g
teenager age 9 to 18
Total Fat 47g - 80g
Saturated Fat < 16g – 27g
Child age 2 – 8
Total Fat 39g – 47g
Saturated Fat < 11g – 16g

* The Fat Attack grams of fat numbers were adapted from the USDA Guidelines, 2015-2020.

Source: USDA Guidelines 2015-2020