Chapter 1-DRIs - CHAPTER 1 The Role of The Nutrition in Our...

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1 H A P T E R The Role of The Role of Nutrition in Our Nutrition in Our Health Health Power Point ® Slides prepared by Lydia Kloiber, MS, RD, LD, Stacy Peters, MS, RD, LD
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What are Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI)? Replaced the periodic revision of the Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) The collective term DRIs refers to a set of reference values which include: RDA , EAR , AI , and UL. Also EER, AMDRs
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Determining Nutrient Needs Figure 1.9
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http://foodstamp.nal.usda.gov The research base related to the  role of diet in chronic disease has  expanded enough to permit  moving beyond deficiency  indicators. To expand on the number of age  groups and descriptive tables. DRIs are a more optimal  approach to expressing nutrient  needs.  Dietary standards for  healthy   people only Why are the DRIs being developed?
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ALLOWANCES RDA Formerly the Principle nutrition standard  for Americans. Yardstick used for measuring healthy 
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Chapter 1-DRIs - CHAPTER 1 The Role of The Nutrition in Our...

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