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Quiz time – 11/6

Mrs. Smith, who has had heart failure for the past year, typically consumes a 2,000-calorie/day diet. You should instruct her to limit her saturated fat intake to:

a.less than 14 g.
b.less than 18 g.
c. less than 20 g.
d. less than 24 g. 

Answer to Quiz Time: a. Patients with heart failure should limit their saturated fat intake to less than 14 g in a 2,000-calorie/day diet.

Learn more by reading the continuing nursing education article “Recognizing heart failure symptoms can improve patient self-management.”

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