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Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) Estimated nutrient intake levels used for planning and evaluating the diets of healthy people
Estimated Average Requirement (EAR) A nutrient intake value, based on research, that is estimated to meet the needs of half the healthy people in a group
Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) An average daily dietary intake level, based on an Estimated Average Requirement, that meets the nutrient needs of nearly all healthy people in a group
Adequate Intake (AI) A recommended nutrient intake value, based on observations or experiments, that is set for nutrients for which no RDA can b determined
Tolerable Upper Intake Level (UL) The highest level of daily intake of a nutrient that is unlikely to pose risks of adverse health effects
Dietary Guidelines for Americans A set of seven guidelines developed by the U.S departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services to encourage healthy people over age two to form certain healthful diet habits
Food Guide Pyramid A visual representation of an eating plan designed to help people choose a nutritious diet. This plan groups foods of similar nutritive values into categories and gives a recommended number of daily servings for each category
processed food A food that has undergone some preparation procedure, such as canning, freezing, drying, cooking, or fortification
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