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NOTICE: The project that is the subject of this report was approved by the Governing Board of the National Research Council, whose members are drawn from the councils of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine. The members of the committee responsible for the report were chosen for their special competences and with regard for appropriate balance.

Support for this project was provided by Health Canada; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Contract No. 282-96-0033; the Dietary Reference Intakes Private Foundation Fund, including the Dannon Institute and the International Life Sciences Institute; and the Dietary Reference Intakes Corporate Donors' Fund. Contributors to the Fund to date include Daiichi Fine Chemicals, Inc.; Kemin Foods, L.C.; M&M/Mars; Mead Johnson Nutritionals; Nabisco Foods Group; Natural Source Vitamin E Association; Roche Vitamins Inc.; U.S. Borax; and Weider Nutritional Group. The opinions or conclusions expressed herein are those of the committee and do not necessarily reflect those of the funders.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Dietary reference intakes. Applications in dietary assessment : a report of the Subcommittees on Interpretation and Uses of Dietary Reference Intakes and Upper Reference Levels of Nutrients, and the Standing Committee on the Scientific Evaluation of Dietary Reference Intakes, Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine.

p. ; cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 0-309-07311-1 (hardcover) — ISBN 0-309-07183-6 (pbk.)

1. Nutrition. 2. Reference values (Medicine) 3. Nutrition—Evaluation. I. Title: Applications in dietary assessment. II. Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Subcommittee on Interpretation and Uses of Dietary Reference Intakes. III. Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Subcommittee on Upper Reference Levels of Nutrients. IV. Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Standing Committee on the Scientific Evaluation of Dietary Reference Intakes.

[DNLM: 1. Nutrition Assessment. 2. Dietetics. 3. Nutrition Policy. 4. Nutritional Requirements. QU 146 D5656 2001]

QP141 D525 2001



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