recommended daily allowance


rec·​om·​mend·​ed dai·​ly al·​low·​ance ˌrek-ə-ˌmend-əd-ˌdā-lē-ə-ˈlau̇-ən(t)s How to pronounce recommended daily allowance (audio)
variants or recommended dietary allowance
often capitalized R&D&A
: the amount of a nutriment (as a vitamin or mineral) that is recommended for daily consumption by the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Academy of Sciences
abbreviation RDA

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“Recommended daily allowance.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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