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Daily values food labels a daily reference values

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Unformatted text preview: o be adequate for healthy people d. Tolerable Upper Intake Level (UL) ­ Highest level of daily nutrient intake estimated to pose no adverse effects 2. Daily Values Food Labels a. Daily Reference Values (DRVs) nutrients for which no RDA previously existed b. Reference Daily Intakes (RDI) - are versions of the RDAs (particularly ones related to chronic disease) Other Nutrient Standards Other Nutrient Standards 1. Nutrient Density ­ s Consume diets of adequate energy and nutritional quality. s Recommended nutrient intakes and nutritional composition of food are expressed in terms of nutrient quantity per 1000 kcal. Key term definition “Nutrient Dense” Nutrient-dense foods and beverages: Provide vitamins, minerals, and other beneficial substances and relatively few calories without • • • • Solid fats in the food or added to it Added sugars Added refined starches Added sodium Retain naturally occurring components, such as dietary fiber All vegetables, fruits, whole grains, seafood, eggs, beans and peas, unsalted nuts and seeds, fat...
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