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05 Apr 2006

RDA etc.
What is the significance of the Recommended Daily Allowance?
What is the significance of the essential amino acids and how can they be obtained in the diet?
Could you also please tell me how I can estimate my energy expenditure per day?
Thank you.
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DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Ivan
Are you by any chance doing a project? If so, click on 'Diet' at the top of this page and then surf the Diet site to find more information on these subjects. RDAs have been formulated by nutrition experts all over the world to specify how much of each nutrient the average person requires to maintain good health. Essential amino acids are building blocks of proteins which humans are not able to produce in their bodies, and therefore have to obtain them from the diet. If you are a male between the ages of 18-50 you require 2900 cal or 12100 kJ per day on average.
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DietDoc
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