What are MyNetDiary recommendations based on?

MyNetDiary recommendations for calories and nutrients are based on "Institute of Medicine Dietary Reference Intakes (2005)" book available online and in print ISBN 0-309-08525-X.

For nutrient recommendations see DRI tables with Recommended Dietary Allowances, Adequate Intakes and Upper Levels.

For calories recommendations see EER formula.

Recommendations for some nutrients like Vitamin D were updated by the scientists after the book was released. MyNetDiary uses the latest DRI tables obtained from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.


View all FAQs