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NASM ch.16

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Dietary Supplement
a substance that completes or makes an addition to daily intake
Dietary Reference Intakes
provides guidelines for what constitutes an adequate intake of a nutrient
Estimated Average Requirement
the average daily nutrient intake level that is estimated to meet the requirement of half the healthy individuals who are in a particular life stage and gender group
Recommended Dietary Allowance
the average daily intake level that is sufficient to meet the nutrient requirement of nearly all healthy individuals
Adequate Intake
a recommended average daily nutrient intake level based on estimates of nutrient intake that are adequate for group(s) of healthy people
Tolerable Upper Intake level
the highest average daily nutrient intake level likely to pose no adverse health effects to almost all individuals
Supplement facts panel
labels that provide product information on required nutrient amounts and percent of daily value
Upper Intake Level value are not set for
Vitamin E , and Magnesium
Excess Vitamin A can cause
birth defects when a woman is taking too much at conception and during early pregnancy
Excess Vitamin D can result
in the calcificaiton of blood vessels and eventually damage the function of kidneys, heart , and lungs
Excess intake of Iron can
interfere w/ the absorption of other minerals and can cause gastrointestinal irritation
Supplementation w/ Vitamin E & K 150 can
complicate conditions for people on blood thinners
Folic Acid function can be interfered by
large doses of anti-inflammatory drugs