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Nutrition & Wellness

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Dietary Reference Intake (DRIs) Set of nutrient reference values.
Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDAs) Suggested levels of nutrient intake to meet the needs of most healthy people.
Estimated Average Requirement (EAR) This i a nutrient recommendation estimated to meet the need of half the healthy people in a group.
Adequate Intake (AI) a set value for nutrients for which research is too inclusive to determine an RDA.
Upper Tolerable Intake Level (UL) he maximum level at which a nutrient is unlikely to cause harm to most people.
Dietary Guidelines for Americans A set of seven recommendations developed by the United States Department of Agriculture and Health and Human Services to help healthy people over age two know what to eat to stay healthy.
Food Guide Pyramid A visual tool used to help people plan healthy diets according to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
Serving Size The amount of a food item customarily eaten at one time.
Daily Vales Recommended nutrient intakes, which are based on daily calorie needs, used as references on food labels.
Nutrient Density Food Diary A record of the kinds and amounts of all the foods and beverages consumed for a given time.