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The 4 DRIsRecommended Dietary Allowance (RDA): consumption of this amount of the nutrient meets the needs of 97% of the population (set 2 standard deviations above the EAR) Estimated Average Requirement: – Consumption of this amount of the nutrient meets the needs of 50% of the population Adequate Intake (AI): • Nutrient intakes that are used as a goal when no RDA exists. AI values approximate the amount of nutrient that sustains health Upper Limit (UL): – The highest amount of that nutrient that will not promote symptoms of toxicity in the majority of healthy individuals. Intake should not exceed this value
What are the AMDRs for each of energy-yielding nutrients? Acceptable macronutrient distribution ranges Protein 10-35% Fat 20-35% Carbohydrate 45-65%
Canada food guide food groupsVegetables and Fruit, Grain Products, Milk and Alternatives, Meat and alternatives
What specific recommendations does Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide make for women of childbearing age? For men and women over age 50?The guide now recommends a folic acid supplement for women of childbearing age, and a vitamin D supplement for adults over 50
How is Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide adapted for First Nations, Inuit, and Metis?similar to the main version, but it is intended to better reflect the typical dietary patterns and lifestyles of Aboriginal people
In Canada, what information is required to be on food labels of packaged foods?a) Statement of identity (Ex. Apple juice) b) Net contents of the package (ex. 591 mL, 50 g) c) Name and address of manufacturer, packer, distributor d) List of ingredients (listed in descending order by weight) e) Nutrition information (Nutrition Facts panel. See next slide)
Nutrient Content Claimsdescribe the amount of nutrient in a food
Diet-Related Health Claimsoutline the nutritional benefits of certain foods and/or their components on overall health or reduced disease risk Two types: • Function claims state the well-known beneficial effects of a food or a food constituent on the normal function of the body – Ex. “Calcium helps promote strong bones and teeth” • Disease-reduction claims state the associations between a food or its components with a reduced risk of a nutrition-related disease.

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