Upper Limits (ULs) for hidden nutrients?

Hi guys,

I'm wondering if anyone knows what the upper limit values should be (or how I could calculate them for my age/height/weight) for all of the not-very-tracked nutrients. For example, all of the sugars like lactose, galactose, fructose, sucrose, maltose, etc. Also, nutrients like Ash, Beta-Hydroxybutyrate, all of the sub-vitamin A and vitamin E nutrients, biotin, and all the hidden sub-protein types.



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    If a nutrient has an upper limit, it's reflected in your diary. When you don't see an upper limit for a nutrient, it's because there isn't enough research to establish one. However, this doesn't mean it's necessarily safe to have unlimited intakes of a nutrient, just that symptoms of excessive intake haven't been noted.

    With sugar, most health organizations advise keeping added sugars to less than 10% of your energy intake. There's no upper limit for naturally occurring sugars.

    Kind regards,

    Susan Macfarlane, MScA, RD
    Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
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