So what is the aim?

So is the aim to get as high a percentage as poss in all of the nutrient catagories?

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    Hi Scarlet_Fever12,

    For most nutrient targets, hitting 100% means you are achieving the recommended dietary allowance (RDA). The RDA is the amount of a nutrient that researchers and policy makers think is enough to prevent deficiency symptoms and keep you healthy. Some nutrients also have a tolerable upper limit, above which there is a risk of toxicity symptoms. In general, you want to aim for 100% of your minimum target and stay below the maximum target, if there is one.


    Karen Stark
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