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Tag - EAR

Estimated average requirement

A nutrient intake value that is estimated to meet the requirement of half of the healthy individuals in a particular life stage and gender group. EAR is used to calculate Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA).

Dietary reference intake

Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) refers to a set of at least four nutrient-based reference values (RDA, AI, UL, EAR), each with a specific use in defining recommended dietary intake levels for individual nutrients in the U.S. Expert panels appointed...