Dietary Reference Intake


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Di·e·ta·ry Re·fer·ence In·take

(DRI) (dī'ĕ-tār-ē ref'ĕr-ĕns in'tāk)
A set of values for the dietary nutrient intakes of healthy people in the U.S. and Canada, used for planning and assessing diets. Includes the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA), the Adequate Intake (AI), the Tolerable Upper Limit (TUL), and the Estimated Average Intake (EAI); has replaced the U.S. Recommended Daily Allowance and the Canadian Recommended Nutrient Intake (RNI).
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Dietary reference intakes for water, potassium, sodium, chloride, and sulfate.
These new dietary reference intakes for calcium and vitamin D should provide "greater assurance that widespread vitamin D deficiency is not a public health problem," said Dr.
In: Dietary Reference Intakes for calcium, Food and Nutrition Board, National Academy Press 1999; p.
Based on the data used in the analysis, it would take approximately 10 cups or more of tea per day to exceed the degrees specified by the Dietary Reference Intakes.
Table 2 Mean Energy and Macronutrient Intake and Meal Frequency of Summer League College Baseball Players Variable M [+ or -] SD Energy Kcal/day 3197 [+ or -] 570 Kcal/kg body weight 36 [+ or -] 6 % of Dietary Reference Intake * 102 [+ or -] 17 Carbohydrate Grams/day 365 [+ or -] 73 Grams/kg body weight 4.
The dietary reference intake (DRI) of calcium is 800 mg for children between the ages of 4 and 8; 1300 mg between the ages of 9 and 18; 1000 mg between the ages of 19 and 50; and 1200 mg for individuals age 50 and older (Institute of Medicine, 1997).
Under the bill, the DepEd, in coordination with the NNC and the Food and Nutrition Research Institute, should prepare a menu that satisfies at least one-third of the daily nutritional requirement of a child based on the Philippine Dietary Reference Intake.
As per the recommendations by Dietary Reference Intake (DRI), the recommended intake for people between the ages of 19-50 is 1,500mg of sodium per day, for those between 51-70 it's 1,300mg per day and those 71 years and older it's 1,200mg per day.
The current Dietary Reference Intake (or Recommended Dietary Allowance) describes "adequate" intake as 200 IU/day for people up to age 50 years, 400 IU/day for those aged 51-70 years, and 600 IU/day for people older than 70 years.
The dietary reference intake (DRI) values for infants, children, and adolescents are broken down into several groups by age and gender.
4 g alpha-linolenic acid, an amount that satisfies the Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) values for females up to 70 years of age.

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