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Is wine good for you ?
Yes is moderation. Some links to breast CA.
Who determines nutrtional policy ?
How frequently are guidlines updated ?
When is the next Guidelines do ?
What group is not covered by the Guidelines ?
Children less than 2 yrs of age .
what are 2 focuses of dietary guidelines ?
deficency and obesity HTN type 2 dm
what is RDA
RDA is the average daily nutrient requirement for healthy individuals
DRI dietary reference index
set of nutrition reference values for USA and Canada for healthy people
nutrients are ?
chemicals found in foods crtical for human growth
carbs fats proteins
Six groups of essentila nutrients
carbs fats proteins vitamins minerals and water
the amount of energy to raise 1 Kg of water 1 degree centigrade
4 kcal per gram
9 kcal per gm
properties of minerals
no carbon not broken down by digestion not broken down by heat or light
daily need of major minerals
100 mg per day chem 20 items
minor minerals need
less than 100 mg a day iron copper zinc
estimated average requirement
the amount of nutrient intake of half the healthy individuals particular to lifestyle and age group