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EAR Estimated Average Requirement

EDTA Ethylendiaminetetraacetic acid

EPA Eicosapentaenoic acid

ERS Economic Research Service

FAD Flavin-adenine dinucleotide

FAO Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations

FMN Flavin mononucleotide

GI Gastrointestinal

HDL-C High-density lipoprotein cholesterol

HIV Human immunodeficiency virus

IAAB Indicator amino acid balance

IAAO Indicator amino acid oxidation

ISU Iowa State University

LDL Low-density lipoprotein

MeSH Medical Subject Heading

MTHFD1 Methyl-tetrahydrofolate dehydrogenase 1

MTHFR Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase

NAP National Academies Press

NCI National Cancer Institute

NHANES National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey—a survey conducted periodically by the National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

NHBLI National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

NIH National Institutes of Health

NYC Health Dept New York City Health Department

OPEN Observing Protein and Energy Nutrition Study

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