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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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The recommended dietary allowance of Iron for Young Pakistani female has been fixed at 18 mg (Khan, 2001).
DVs are reference numbers based on the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA).
The nutrient intake of the subjects was compared with the Recommended Dietary Allowance for Indians given by the Indian Council of Medical Research |4~.
by Times News ServiceThe recommended dietary allowance for fruit and vegetables is globally accepted as five portions per person per day.
The Recommended Dietary Allowance of calcium is 1,000 mg per day for women ages 19 to 50 and 1,200 mg for women ages 51 and older.
The report registered that food was able to provide all macro and micronutrients as per Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) of ICMR.
What to do: If you don't get the Recommended Dietary Allowance for calcium (1,000 to 1,200 mg a day, depending on your age and sex) from food, it's fine to take a supplement.
The magnesium content of typical Western diets is less than the Recommended Dietary Allowance, and is particularly low among girls and young women.
"Whole body net protein balance was greater with protein intake above recommended dietary allowance."
A new study challenges the current Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for protein, suggesting it may be too low to support optimal muscle mass for adults during weight loss.

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