acceptable daily intake

noun

: an estimate of the amount of a substance (such as a food additive) that can be safely consumed on a daily basis over a person's lifetime without posing a health risk
The acceptable daily intake of aspartame is 50 milligrams per kilogram of body weight in the United States …Susanne Rust, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
abbreviation ADI

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“Acceptable daily intake.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/acceptable%20daily%20intake. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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