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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Although they found the Percent Daily Value symbol difficult to understand, respondents liked the detailed nutrition information it provided and found it helpful, influential in terms of purchases, and credible.
Removing the separate listing for "total calories from fat" or adding a percent daily value for total calories might also provide more emphasis.
The percent daily value will be more meaningful to consumers, because it is population-weighted," said Ms.
The groups claim in the letter that many of the products, including many diet and sport bars, are "high protein," but according to their research, do not provide a percent daily value for protein.
An abbreviated footnote explaining percent Daily Value, which helps explain how much food products contribute to your recommended nutritional intake for the day.
The supplemental proposal would, among other things, require declaration of the percent daily value (%DV) for added sugars.
Refresh the format to emphasize certain elements, such as calories, serving sizes and Percent Daily Value, which are important in addressing current public health problems like obesity and heart disease.
This would be placed below the percent Daily Value for vitamins A and C, calcium and iron.
Giving more prominence to the calorie content by, for example, increasing the font size or including a percent daily value.
The percent daily value shows how a food fits into an overall healthy diet.