RDA and AI for Vitamins and Elements Discussion Questions

Step 1:

  1. Review the RDA and AI for Vitamins and Elements or use the RDAs and AIs on the front inside cover of your textbook.
  2. Review the prenatal recommendations in your textbook for Chapter 4.
  3. Next, review this sample prenatal vitamin.

Step 2: Complete a paragraph answering the following questions:

  1. Review the two prenatal multivitamin labels below. How do they each compare with the RDA/AI recommendations for: Vitamin A, Vitamin D, calcium, iron, folic acid, and DHA? Are any major nutrients missing? Are any ingredients added that cause concern for you or are unnecessary?
  2. Would you recommend either supplement? Explain your rationale. For the Prenatal MultiGold, it’s hard to read. It may be easier to use this link. https://www.amazon.com/Organic-Whole-Food-Prenatal-Vitamins/dp/B00P6X5PNS (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.Then go to the label and zoom in!

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