Nutrient Requirement terms on Nutrition Program

These abbreviations (acronyms) for Nutrition Requirement are a box of frogs.

Here are the ones we are using:

  1. Energy   EAR Reference Intake RI for food labelling 8400kJ 2000kcal
  2. Protein RI Reference Intake RI for food labelling 50g
  3. Carbohydrates DRV Total carbohydrates 50% daily food energy Reference Intake RI for food labelling 260g
  4. Total sugars Reference Intake RI for food labelling 90g
  5. Fat DRV not more than 35% daily food energy Reference Intake RI for food labelling 70g
  6. Saturated fat DRV not more than 11% daily food energy Reference Intake RI for food labelling 20g
  7. Fibre RI Recommended Intake up to 30g day
  8. Salt RNI Reference Intake RI for food labelling 6g
  9. RNI for vitamins and minerals now NRV on food label

NRV is a guideline of the minimum amount of a particular vitamin or mineral required by the average person to stay healthy

NRV minerals

NRV Vitamins

 

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