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Unformatted text preview: RDA – recommended dietary allowance = 97-98% level often RDA = EAR x 1.2 AI – Adequate Intake – no markers just create an estimate UL – Upper Limit – Toxic Levels EAR and RDA -> established for different ages, gender, other categories,-avg over several days Vitamin C EAR RDA Male> 19 yrs 75 90 Female > 19 yrs 60 75 DV daily values = simplified RDA and AIs for nutrition labels Calorie –unit of energy- the amt of heat required to raise the temp of 1 ml = 1g of water 1 deg C-on food labels, have cal = kCal Rec intake: Carbs 45-60% of total energy intake am 50 Fat 20-30% 33 Protein 10-35 16 23% of American eat 5 or more servings of fruits and veg/day 22% exercise > 30 min/day 40% maintain healthy weight 70% don’t smoke 3% do all of these...
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- Winter '08
- Nutrition, RDA, water Essential nutrients, Nutrition Board EAR