Introduction  
  What is food?  
  What happens to the food we eat?  
Our nutrient needs
  Energy balance  
  Nutritional status  
  Laws & labels  
  Additives & colours  
  Toxicity in food  
  Processing food  
  Stability of food nutrients  
  Storage life of foods  
  Food- associated health problems  

- Recommended dietary intakes -

 

- The recommended daily dietary intakes (RDI) for different groups of individuals including men, women ( including those pregnant and lactating) infants and children (both boys and girls) can be found in Figure 7.

- Recommended daily dietary intakes for men and women living in Australia, the U.K. and the U.S.A can be found in Figure 8.

- The estimated safe and adequate range of daily dietary intakes (for the U.S.A. as an example) can be found in Figure 9.

Please be sure to read the section on ' How our nutrient needs are assessed' to understand the meanings and limitations with respect to individuals when using teh data in Figures 7-8 as a guide.

Food Facts
- Our nutrient needs
- How our nutrient needs are assessed
Recommended dietary intakes
Figures:
5: How the human diet has changed
6: Our nutrient needs change with age
7: Recommended dietary intakes for different groups
8: Recommended daily dietary intakes in some developed countries
9: Estimated safe and adequate range of daily dietary intakes
10: How to check your intake of a particular nutrient
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