measuring energy

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What is EAR?
Estimated Average Requirement- the average amount of energy or a nutrient that is needed by a group of people.
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What is LRNI?
Lower Reference Nutrient Intake- the amount of a nutrient that is enough for a small number of people
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What is RNI?
Reference Nutrient Intake-the amount of a nutrient that is enough to meet the needs of a group of people
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What is SI?
Safe Index- recommended when there is not enough information on the physiological requirements for a nutrient
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What is BMR?
Baseline Metabolic Rate- the number of kilojoules the body uses to stay alive each day
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What is PAL?
Physical Activity Level- the number of kiljoules the body uses to fuel physical activity
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What is GI?
Glycaemic Index- a ranking of carbohyrate foods based on their overall effect on blood glucose levels
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What is BMI?
Body Mass Index- based on a weight:height ratio. the standard way of classing people according to fatness
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