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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
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
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
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