recommended dietary allowance

recommended dietary allowance n, often cap R&D&A RECOMMENDED DAILY ALLOWANCE abbr. RDA

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(RDA) the amount of nutrient and calorie intake per day considered necessary for maintenance of good health, calculated for males and females of various ages and recommended by the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Research Council. Popularly called recommended daily a.

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