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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[82] EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products Nutrition and Allergies (NDA), "Scientific opinion on the tolerable upper intake level of vitamin D," EFSA Journal, vol.
The daily tolerable upper intake level (UI) of fluoride for children up to 8 years of age is 0.1 mg/kg body weight [Standing Committee on the Scientific Evaluation of Dietary Reference Intakes (SCSEDRI) et al.
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.
Since it may be very difficult--especially for those eating dairy products and meat--not to eat some trans fat, the scientific body declined to set a "tolerable upper intake level", which is the amount the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) uses to establish recommended daily allowances of various food components.
The Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences has established a tolerable upper intake level (UL) for supplementary magnesium for adolescents and adults at 350 mg daily.
Excessive intakes of calcium and vitamin D above the tolerable upper intake level (UL) were low among all studied populations and "over-nutrification" was not widely present across these analyses.
Proportion of usual sodium intake exceeding the Institute of Medicine tolerable upper intake level, * by age group, sex, and race-ethnicity ([dagger])--National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), United States, 2003-2010 2003-2006 Proportion Upper over upper limit No.
The majority (78%) of Canadian adults had sodium intakes above the Tolerable Upper Intake Level (16).
The Scientific Committee on Food (SCF) and the Food and Nutrition Board (FNB) have set the Tolerable Upper Intake Level (UL) for vitamin D at 50 [micro]g/day for adolescents/and 50 [micro]g/day for infants and children.
Overall, 60% of respondents reported using a vitamin D supplement in the previous month and only 3% had a vitamin D intake above the Tolerable Upper Intake Level (UL) of 50 [micro]g/d (Figure 1).
In the United States, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) established on Adequate Intake (AI) and a Tolerable Upper Intake Level (UL) for vitamin d, and not a Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA).