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Allowance

allowance

An accounting term used to describe entries on a profit and loss statement for expenses that might become necessary in the future. Examples include an allowance for bad debt, in which a certain percentage of income is deducted because of the likelihood it will be uncollectible.

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Prawn chow mein with more than 350% of the recommended daily allowance of salt.
No recommended daily allowance has been established because deficiency is rare.
Figures one through four show comparisons of recommended daily allowances and nutrient levels in a medium-sized sweet potato for vitamins A, C, E and fiber.
There is no recommended daily allowance for the mineral, although advocates say that a daily consumption of two to four selenium-enriched slices of bread would ensure a good intake of the nutrient.
recommended daily allowance for vitamin E for adults is 22 IU, a number that should be hiked for elderly people, she says.
Recommended Daily Allowance (30 IU), or the 50 IU that seemed to cut the risk of prostate cancer in smokers.
Eight medium-sized strawberries provide 160 percent of the recommended daily allowance.
Recommended daily allowance (RDA)-- men, 700micrograms (mcg); women, 600mcg.
You cannot go wrong eating more fruits and vegetables and in doing so you will certainly consume larger quantities of vitamin C than the new recommended daily allowance suggests you need.
The current Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) for fat calories is 30 percent, a guideline Dr.
This vitamin is especially concentrated in red peppers - 100g of red pepper provides about 213% of your recommended daily allowance of vitamin C.
Made with milk and probiotic yoghurt, each lolly contains 30% of your recommended daily allowance of calcium to help keep teeth and bones healthy, as well as a probiotic culture that can help boost the levels of natural good bacteria in the body.

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