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MoonDragon's Nutrition Information: Diets
DAILY VALUES (DV) NUTRITION INFORMATION






PURPOSE


Daily value (DV) is a dietary reference to help you plan a healthy overall diet. It will be the reference you will see used on nutrition labels for food products regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The labeling plan was devised so that the nutrition label information can be easily seen on the product, understood, and utilized in planning your daily diet.




DEFINITIONS


  • DV'S (Daily Values): A dietary reference term that will appear on food labels. It is made up of two sets of references, DRVs and RDIs.


  • DRVs (Daily Reference Values): A set of dietary references that applies to fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, carbohydrate, protein, fiber, sodium and potassium.





  • DAILY REFERENCE VALUES (DRVs)*

    FOOD COMPONENT
    DRV
    Total Fat
    65 grams (g) (based on 30 percent of calories)
    Saturated Fatty Acids
    20 g (based on 10 percent of calories)
    Cholesterol
    300 milligrams (mg)
    Total Carbohydrate
    300 g (based on 60 percent of calories)
    Fiber
    25 g
    Sodium
    2,400 mg
    Potassium
    3,500 mg
    Protein**
    50 g (based on 10 percent of calories)

    * Based on 2,000 calories a day for adults and children over 4 only.

    ** DRV for protein does not apply to certain populations: Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for protein has been established for these groups:
    • Children 1 to 4 years = 16 grams
    • Infants under 1 year = 14 grams
    • Pregnant Women = 60 grams
    • Nursing Mothers = 65 grams





  • RDIs (Reference Daily Intakes): A set of dietary references based on the Recommended Dietary Allowances for essential vitamins and minerals and, in selected groups, protein. The name "RDI" replaces the term "U.S. RDA" (U.S. Recommended Daily Allowance) previously used by the FDA.


  • REFERENCE DAILY INTAKES (RDIs)*
    NUTRIENT
    AMOUNT
    Vitamin A
    5,000 International Units (IU)
    Vitamin C
    60 milligrams (mg)
    Thiamin
    1.5 mg
    Riboflavin
    1.7 mg
    Niacin
    20 mg
    Calcium
    1.0 gram (g)
    Iron
    18 mg
    Vitamin D
    400 IU
    Vitamin E
    30 IU
    Vitamin B-6
    2.0 mg
    Folic Acid
    0.4 mg
    Vitamin B-12
    6 micrograms (mcg)
    Phosphorus
    1.0 g
    Iodine
    150 mcg
    Magnesium
    400 mcg
    Zinc
    15 mcg
    Copper
    2 mg
    Biotin
    0.3 mg
    Pantothenic Acid
    10 mg

  • RDAs (Recommended Dietary Allowances): A set of estimated nutrient allowances established by the National Academy of Sciences. It is updated periodically to reflect current scientific knowledge.


  • * Based on National Academy of Sciences' 1968 Recommended Dietary Allowances.
    Adapted from FDA Consumer Magazine, May 1993







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