Recommended Dietary Allowance for Adults

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What you'll learn

RDA or Recommended dietary allowances are the average daily level of intake sufficient to meet the nutrient requirements of nearly all (97%-98%), healthy people. These are different for different age groups and can be categorized into RDA for infants, children, adults, pregnant women, elderly people, etc. A well-balanced diet will help in the care and treatment of many diseases and conditions. read more »»

These recommendations require a complete and thorough history taking of the individual, their diet patterns, health condition, etc. Therefore knowledge on how to plan the diet for an individual based on their age, diet pattern, and chronic diseases is important for health care professionals and nutritionists. This expert speaker course will help you to understand the basics of RDA for adults and a lot more.

Who should attend?

  • Nutritionists
  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • Physicians practicing Alternative Medicine (AYUSH)

Key concepts covered include:

An overview of

  • RDA in adults
  • Sports nutrition for adults
  • Challenges and growth indices in various stages of adulthood.


Dr. Deepa Agarwal

Consultant Nutritionist at Apollo Cradle, Udai Omni Hospital, Tanvir Hospital


Dr. Deepa Agarwal holds a Masters and a PhD in Clinical Nutrition from Sri Ramachandra Medical College (SRMC), Chennai. She has been awarded the Best outgoing student and the best academic performance awards. She has a great interest in Research. Her work has appeared in various peer-reviewed indexed International and National journals. She has ten publications to her credit. She has participated and presented papers-for some of which she has won awards- in International, National and Regional Conferences. She has also been actively involved in conducting Community Programs to spread awareness on optimal nutrition from paediatrics to geriatrics. She is a member of various associations including the Indian Dietetic Association, Indian Society of Clinical Nutrition and National Institute of Nutrition. Previously associated with Apollo Bariatric Institute at Chennai, Nova Specialty Hospital and Asian Bariatrics, Hyderabad.

For: intermediates

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