Dietary Reference Intake

noun

Medical Definition of Dietary Reference Intake

: a set of guidelines for the daily intake of nutrients (as vitamins, protein, and fats) and other food components (as fiber) that include recommended daily allowances, adequate daily intake values for nutrients having undetermined recommended daily allowances, and tolerable upper level values of daily intake abbreviation DRI

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“Dietary Reference Intake.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Dietary%20Reference%20Intake. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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