alence of nutrient inadequacy that are erroneous and usually too high.
Since the Adequate Intake (AI) is set in different ways for different nutrients and its relationship to the requirement for the nutrient is unknown, it cannot be used to estimate the proportion of the population with inadequate intake.
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