RISCC rating | definition of RISCC rating by Medical dictionary
RISCC rating A parameter used to evaluate a diet’s fat content, which is stratified into low- and high-fat diets. The highest RISCC rating in a low-fat diet is 15; the lowest RISCC in a high-fat diet is 22.
RISCC ratings are calculated by the formula:
([1.01 x saturated fat (g) + 0.05 x cholesterol (mg)] x kcal)/1000
RISCC rating Cholesterol-saturated fat index Nutrition The ratio of saturated fat and cholesterol to calories–RISCC, a parameter used to evaluate a diet's fat content, which is stratified into low- and high-fat diets. See Saturated fatty acid. Cf Unsaturated fat.