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Recommended Dietary Intakes for Use in Australia

Summary information
Publishing date: 
1991
Status: 
Rescinded
Reference number: 
N6
Available in print: 
No - PDF only
Further information: 
nhmrc.publications@nhmrc.gov.au

Recommended Dietary Intakes (RDIs) are the levels of intake of essential nutrients considered, in the judgement of the National Health and Medical Research Council, on the basis of available scientific knowledge to be adequate to meet the known nutritional needs of practically all healthy people.

Synopsis of publication:

The RDIs are derived from estimates of requirements for each age/sex category and incorporate generous factors to accommodate variations in absorption and metabolism. They therefore apply to group needs. RDIs exceed the actual nutrient requirements of practically all healthy persons and are not synonymous with requirements.

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