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Old 11-29-2011, 06:23 PM   #105 (permalink)
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ETA: Remember that the minimum daily requirements (MDR), now called recommended daily requirements (RDA), were the numbers used to keep people from getting scurvy and rickets. I'd like to be a little healthier than THAT!

For sure. The one that I find scary low is the Magnesium RDA. I've been reading how it should be about half that of Calcium, and the RDA should be at least 500 mg, and how people who get heart attacks are found to be deficient in Mg.

So yeah, something needs to be addressed here with RDA's.
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