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What does EAR stand for?

EAR stands for Estimated Average Requirement

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Previously the UL for vitamin D was 2,000 IU, * Estimated Average Requirement (EAR) - is the average daily intake level estimated to meet the requirement of about half of the healthy individuals.
The Impact of Using an Estimated Average Requirement (EAR) Now that the FNB has spent a decade establishing new RDAs for many nutrients, carefully evaluating the data and increasing the recommendations for some nutrients for some age groups, the labeling committee recommends tossing all that aside and basing nutrition policy and labeling instead on the Estimated Average Requirement (EAR).
Average TEE was found to be about 200 calories a day lower than the UK estimated average requirement for expended energy.
Average TEE was found to be about 200 calories a day lower than the UK estimated average requirement for expended energy.