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.

Potassium AI and Sodium CDDR are recommended since March 2020.


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