Class 3 – Nutrition and Health – Fall 2021 – September 9th – McGuire Chapter 2 – Nutrient Balance Studies and the DRIs


In today’s Nutrition & Health class (9-9-21) we discuss the 1st Foundation of Nutrition: Nutrient Balance Studies – Example: Vitamin C; McGuire Chapter 2 Slides – Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI) – Where do they come from? How are ULs determined? – usually from some mistake!

Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) are the not the most exciting aspect of Nutrition, but in way they are a continuation of the discovery of the vitamins and nutrients.  They represent over 100 years of work in laboratories throughout the world.

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