Recommendations08 - HNF150 NUTRITION RECOMMENDATIONS...

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HNF150       NUTRITION RECOMMENDATIONS    January 22, 2008 Nutrition Recommendations *Dietary Reference Intakes (Food and Nutrition Board, National Academy of Sciences) *Dietary Guidelines for Americans (USDA/HHS) *Food labels (FDA) *mypyramid.gov: Food Guide Pyramid (USDA/HHS) *Other Food Pyramids (Harvard, U of M) Dietary Reference Intakes *Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC *Nutrition and Food Scientists *“Classic reference work for the nutrition, dietetic, and allied health professions” *Most recent DRI’s: 1997 – 2006 Goals of Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI’s) *Setting recommended intake values *Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) *Adequate Intakes (AI) *Facilitating nutrition research and policy *Estimated Average Requirements (EAR) *Establishing safety guidelines *Upper Intake Levels (UL) *Preventing chronic diseases Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI’s) Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) *Nutrient intake goals for individuals Adequate Intakes (AI) *Nutrient intake goals for individuals. Set when scientific data are insufficient to establish RDA Estimated Average Requirements (EAR) *Population-wide average nutrient requirements use in nutrition research and policymaking. Form the basis for the RDA’s
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This note was uploaded on 09/25/2008 for the course HNF 150 taught by Professor Thurston during the Spring '07 term at Michigan State University.

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