TITLE

Optimal health becomes goal of revolutionary new RDA's

PUB. DATE
October 1997
SOURCE
Environmental Nutrition;Oct97, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the expansion of the Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDAs) beyond minimum standards to nutrient intakes that aim to optimize health. Benchmarks of nutritional adequacy; Release of new guidelines for five nutrients from the National Academy of Sciences (NAS); Reduction of the risk of chronic diseases, such as heart disease, cancer and osteoporosis; Upper limit (UL) for safety to guard against excessive nutrient intake.
ACCESSION #
9711211312

 

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