Unformatted text preview: Dietary Reference Intakes
Dietary Reference Intakes The “alphabet
soup” of nutrient
recommendations Who Determines Recommended Who Determines Recommended Nutrient Intakes? Dietary Reference Intake Committee, Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine
See www.iom.edu See also www.nationalacademies.org Nonprofit organization which works outside government framework to ensure independent advice. Committee members volunteer their time. Goals for DRI Committee
Goals for DRI Committee Set intake recommendations for healthy individuals (RDA= Recommended Daily Allowance, AI = Adequate Intakes)
Prevent chronic disease
Facilitate nutrition research and policy (EAR = Estimated Average Requirements)
Establish safety guidelines (UL = tolerable upper intake limits) The individuality of Nutrient Intakes showing the Estimated
Average Requirement (EAR) The differences between Recommended Intakes of Nutrients and
Energy. The Naïve View vs the Accurate View of Optimal Nutrient Intakes ...
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course PUBH 1517 taught by Professor Paula.goldberg during the Winter '11 term at Life Chiropractic College West.
- Winter '11