Nutrition Lecture 1
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What are the current nutrition recommendations of US and Canada?
Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs)
What are the DRIs that are used to assess populations and meet nutrient needs of 50% of people?
Estimated Average Requirements (EARs)
What are the DRIs that are used as a target for individual intake and meet the nutrient needs of 97-98% healthy individuals called?
Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDAs)
What are the DRIs that are used as a goal when no RDA can be determined?
Adequate Intakes (AIs)
What are the DRIs that are the maximum intakes unlikely to pose a risk of adverse health effects called?
Tolerable Upper Limits (ULs)
What are the DRIs that are the average energy intakes predicted to maintain body weight in healthy individuals called?
Estimated Energy Requirements (EERs)
What are the DRIs that include the ranges of macronutrient intake, and are expressed as a percentage of total energy called?
Acceptable Macronutrient Distribution Ranges (AMDRs)
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