Medical Definition of Recommended Dietary Allowance
Recommended Dietary Allowance: The RDA, the estimated amount of a nutrient (or calories) per day considered necessary for the maintenance of good health by the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Research Council/ National Academy of Sciences. The RDA is updated periodically to reflect new knowledge. It is popularly called the Recommended Daily Allowance.
Quick GuideFat-Burning Foods in Pictures: Blueberries, Green Tea, and More
Subscribe to MedicineNet's Weight Loss/Healthy Living Newsletter