PUBH 1517 - Dietary Reference Intakes

PUBH 1517 - Dietary Reference Intakes - Dietary Reference...

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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.

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