After reading this article, the participant should be able to:
1. Define the terms “adequate intake” and “tolerable upper limit.”
2. Describe populations for whom these dietary references are appropriate.
3. List two new findings about total water intake.
4. Describe current concerns about sodium and potassium intake.
The author has disclosed that she has no significant relationships with or financial interests in any commercial organizations pertaining to this educational activity.
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