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Calcium and Vitamin D Requirements
Calculate the amount of calcium and Vitamin D
that should be consumed daily based on the latest guidelines
Age:     years
 Gender:
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Pregnant
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Background


Reference: 

Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium and Vitamin D. REPORT BRIEF NOVEMBER 2010.  Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, 2010, THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES PRESS 500 Fifth Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20001. Link.

Definitions:


Estimated Average Requirement (EAR): The average daily nutrient intake level that
is estimated to meet the requirements of half of the healthy individuals in a particular life
stage and gender group.

Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA): The average daily dietary nutrient intake
level that is sufficient to meet the nutrient requirements of nearly all (97-98 percent)
healthy individuals in a particular life stage and gender group.

Tolerable Upper Intake Level (UL): The highest average daily nutrient intake level
that is likely to pose no risk of adverse health effects to almost all individuals in the
general population. As intake increases above the UL, the potential risk of adverse
effects may increase.

Source:
Dietary Reference Intakes For Energy, Carbohydrate, Fiber, Fat, Fatty Acids,Cholesterol, Protein,and Amino Acids, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, 2002 and 2005, THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES PRESS 500 Fifth Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20001

Disclaimer

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