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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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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