tolerable upper intake level

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tol·er·a·ble up·per in·take lev·el

(tŏl'ĕr-ă-bĕl up'pĕr in'tāk lev'ĕl)
The maximum level of continuing daily nutrient intake that is likely to pose no risk to the health of most of those in the age group for which it has been established.
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The study concludes that calcium within the tolerable upper intake levels in generally healthy adults to not be associated with CVD risk.
11) The Food and Nutritional Board, USA evaluated the potential for high intakes of vitamin D to produce adverse effects and set a safe Tolerable Upper Intake Level (UL) of 50 [micro]g (2000 IU) for vitamin [D.
The daily tolerable upper intake level (UI) of fluoride for children up to 8 years of age is 0.
The currently-used tolerable upper intake level for adults and pregnant women is 600 [micro]g per day according to the European Commission's Scientific Committee for Food (EC/SCF) and 1,000 [micro]g per day according to the Institute of Medicine (29).
Recommendations for the general population ages four and older are 1,200 mg of sodium daily with a Tolerable Upper Intake Level (UL) of 2,300 mg/day (Lawes, 2006).
tolerable upper intake level of vitamin C of less than 2,000 milligrams in adults according to the Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine), vitamin C intake may provide a useful option in the prevention of gout," they conclude.
For iron, for a 4-year-old, the Tolerable Upper Intake Level is 40 milligrams, considerably above the amount of iron found in a bowl of cereal.
48 mg/day, and the Food and Drug Administration has set 50 mcg as the tolerable upper intake level recommended in nickel allergic adults.
A Tolerable Upper Intake Level (UL), the highest level that is unlikely to pose adverse health risks to almost all individuals, was established for supplements by the 1997 Dietary Reference Intakes (Standing Committee on the Scientific Evaluation of Dietary Reference Intakes, Food and Nutrition Board, 1997).
The panel for the first time set a tolerable upper intake level (UL) for salt consumption at 5.
EFSA experts note that there are insufficient data to establish a tolerable upper intake level for vitamin C.
If discretionary fortification is found to be scientifically justified, intake data and the Tolerable Upper Intake Level (UL) should be used to provide evidence (using a careful modeling approach) to show how current exposure to the nutrient would be altered by discretionary fortification.