F&N 5 - F&N 303, Class #5 Dietary Reference Intake...

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1 F&N 303, Class #5 Dietary Standards and Guidelines, MyPyramid.com Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) z Ongoing and collaborative effort z Health Canada and the Food and Nutrition Board of the Institute of Medicine (U.S.) z Updated nutritional standards of intake for essential nutrients Determining Nutrient Needs Determining Nutrient Needs z Estimated Average Requirement ( EAR ) The average daily intake level of a nutrient that will meet the needs of half of the people in a particular category – Used to determine the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) of a nutrient Determining Nutrient Needs: EAR Determining Nutrient Needs z Recommended Dietary Allowances ( RDA ) The average daily intake level required to meet the needs of almost all (97 – 98%) healthy people in a particular category – age range, gender, pregnancy, lactation Note: RDA not designed to deal with prevention of chronic disease!
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2 Determining Nutrient Needs: RDA Determining Nutrient Needs z Adequate Intake ( AI )
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course F&N 303 taught by Professor Burgess during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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