estimated energy requirement


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es·ti·ma·ted en·er·gy re·quire·ment

(EER) (est'ti-mā-tĕd en'ĕr-jē rĕ-kwīr'mĕnt)
Intake of a nutrient that meets the estimated needs of 50% of the population.
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Over- or under-reporters were defined as participants who had [+ or -] 3 SD of the proportion of energy intake to estimated energy requirement ratio.
The Grilled Cheese BurgerMelt's calorie count is about half the estimated energy requirement of an active adult male.
The mean estimated energy requirement was 7575 kJ ([+ or -]1340 kJ), equivalent to 22.

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