Medical Dictionary

acceptable daily intake

noun

medical Definition of acceptable daily intake

: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 RustThe Milwaukee Journal Sentinel20 June 2007
abbreviation ADI

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