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The Institute of Medicine (IOM) issued a report, commissioned by the CDC, in May 2013. This report set out to evaluate data from outcome studies published since the IOM's 2004 report on water and electrolytes, which included the need for salt. The earlier report suggested no more than 1,200...
 
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The Institute of Medicine (IOM) just released a report about making a new food package grading system. Here is an overview of what they said. For more information see www.iom.edu/frontofpackage2 Challenge: Over the past decade, many various “food grading systems” have been implemented by various entities. They are inconsistent, often...
 

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In February of this year a panel of experts from the Institute of Medicine’s Food and Nutrition Board released its report on the need for sodium (salt). This report sets a toxic upper limit (UL) for sodium as 2,300 mg. For young adults the new guidelines state that 1,500 mg of sodium is an adequate ... 20 Ways to Lower Sodium
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The new IOM’s Report on the Dietary Reference Intakes for calcium were also part of the same report on vitamin D. IOM’s experts did not alter their previous RDA and UL guidelines for calcium intake. The Food and Nutrition Board focused primarily on bone health in establishing the calcium RDAs and ULs. The IOM’s expert ... New RDA for Calcium