2_Nutrition_Tools-_Rec__Label_2011 - HNF 150 Learning...

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HNF 150 Learning Objectives FOLDER: Nutrition Tools: Standards, Guidelines and Labeling (Chapter 2) CHECKLIST Learning Objectives 1. State how the DRI’s (RDA and EER) for energy and other nutrients are established. A committee of nutrition experts from the US and Canada develops and publishes the DRI. The committee has set values for all of the vitamins and minerals as well as for carbohydrates, fiber, lipids, protein, water, and energy 2. Identify the purposes and differences in the nutrient standards: Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI)-Estimated Average Requirements (EAR), Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA), Adequate Intakes (AI), Tolerable Upper Intake Levels (UL), Daily Value (DV) and Acceptable Macronutrient Distribution Ranges (AMDR). a. DRI- a set of four lists of values for measuring the nutrient intakes of healthy people in the us and Canada. The four list are est. average requirements, recommended dietary allowances, adequate intakes and tolerable upper intake levels. b. EAR-the average daily nutrient intake est. to meet the requirement of half of the healthy individuals in a particular life stage and gender group. Used in nutrition research and policy making and is the basis upon which rda values are set. c. RDA-nutrient intake goals for individuals; the average daily nutrient intake level that meets the need of nearly all healthy ppl in a particular life stage and gender group/ derived from the estimated average requirements. d. AI-nutrient intake goals for individuals, the recommended average daily nutrient intake level based on intakes of health ppl in a particular life stage and gender group and assumed to be adequate. Set whenever scientific data are insufficient to allow estb of an rda value. e.
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2012 for the course HNF 150 taught by Professor Thurston during the Fall '07 term at Michigan State University.

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