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The recommended daily amounts are around 2,000 calories a day for an average 11-year-old boy and 1,500 for a girl, but many could be eating up to 10,000 calories over the Easter period.
Yet after a nutritional assessment, I often find most people are having at least three times more than the recommended daily amounts of the foods we should limit, while lacking many essential nutrients our body requires to function efficiently - causing conditions such as constipation and recurrent infections.
FDA, which regulates food labels to prevent false or misleading claims, said in a letter to General Mills that the words "good source" or "excellent source" can be used only to refer to established nutrients for which the agency has established recommended daily amounts, such as calcium or vitamin A.
Doses in excess of the current recommended daily amounts (30 mg a day) were given over a period of nearly eight months.
RDAs: Recommended Daily Amounts of nutrients needed to prevent deficiency diseases such as scurvy and rickets.
The Complete formula contains at least 100 percent of the recommended daily amounts of essential vitamins such A, B complex, C and E as well as other important nutrients critical for eye health - including important antioxidants of green tea, spinach, blueberry, lutein, lycopene and resveratrol.
More than a third of men and 23 per cent of women aged between 16 and 24 regularly drink twice the recommended daily amounts.