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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005

U.S. Department of Agriculture


AI-Adequate Intakes
AMDR-Acceptable Macronutrient Distribution Range
ARS-Agricultural Research Service
BMI-Body Mass Index
CSFII-Continuing Survey of Food Intakes by Individuals
DASH-Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension
DFE-Dietary Folate Equivalent
DHA-Docosahexaenoic acid
DRI-Dietary Reference Intake
DV-Daily Value
EAR-Estimated Average Requirement
EER-Estimated Energy Requirement
EPA-Eicosapentaenoic acid
FDA-Food and Drug Administration
FDAMA-Food and Drug Administration Modernization Act
HDL-High-density lipoprotein
HHS-U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
IU-International unit
LDL-Low-density lipoprotein
RAE-Retinol Activity Equivalent
RDA-Recommended Dietary Allowance
USDA-U.S. Department of Agriculture

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