The skin needs vitamins C and E and the minerals silicon and zinc to remain healthy, so ensure an adequate intake of these.
What does AI stand for?
AI stands for Adequate Intake (Institute of Medicine nutrition standard)
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Encouraging calcium supplementation is an established approach to addressing this issue in the clinical setting--one that needs additional emphasis in order to promote more frequent and sufficient supplementation in meeting adequate intake levels.
Subsequently, the Company has concluded that an adequate intake of whiskey may prevent the development of diabetes.
Vitamin D's daily adequate intake (AI) for people ages 14 to 50 is 200 International Units (IU) or 5 mcg; it is three times that for those over age 71, and many health care professionals believe that number is closer to 1,000 IU (or 25 mcg).
On the other hand, some people will opt to use DHA supplements or fortified foods containing microalgae-derived DHA as a simple way of insuring adequate intake.
An Adequate Intake level has been set for fluoride at 3 milligrams (mgs) daily for women and 4 mgs daily for men.
Physicians, nurses, dietitians, rehab professionals, and nursing assistants all will have roles in the plan of care, although--as previously indicated--the SLP still must evaluate residents' swallowing ability and determine their potential for safe, adequate intake of food and liquids.