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rec·om·mend·ed daily allowance

also rec·om·mend·ed dietary allowance (rĕk′ə-mĕn′dĭd)
n. Abbr. RDA
The amount of a nutrient or the amount of calories recommended for a person to consume daily, especially the amount of specific vitamins and minerals recommended by the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Academy of Sciences.
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Amazingly, the average banana contains a whopping 425 mgs of potassium, about 11% of the recommended dietary allowance.
Further, to help consumers make an informed choice, FSSAI has decided to revise its labelling regulations to include mandatory declaration of total fat, added sugar, salt, trans fat and energy per serving along with its contribution to Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) on front of pack label.
The Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for vitamin D is 800 IU (international units) per day for adults age 70 and older and 600 IU for anyone younger.
The Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for iodine during pregnancy is 220 pg per day.
Also, they need not consume more than the recommended dietary allowance of calcium, magnesium, or vitamin [B.
What to do: If you don't get the Recommended Dietary Allowance for calcium (1,000 to 1,200 mg a day, depending on your age and sex) from food, it's fine to take a supplement.
This product will provide the Recommended Dietary Allowance ( RDA) of omega- 3 for children in one serving, officials said.
The calorie intake of adolescent girls was less than the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for their age.
The IOM's Vitamin D recommended dietary allowance is at least 600 International Units (IU) daily for those aged 4 through 70 and 800 IU for adults over 70.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers are challenging the intake of vitamin D recommended by the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine saying their Recommended Dietary Allowance for vitamin D underestimates the need by a factor of ten.
government guidelines call for a recommended dietary allowance of 600 international units for everyone age 1 to 70; older than 70, the RDA climbs to 800IU to protect bone health.

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