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Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Acronyms and Abbreviations." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2020. Advancing Nutrition and Food Science: 80th Anniversary of the Food and Nutrition Board: Proceedings of a Symposium. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25864.
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Appendix B

Acronyms and Abbreviations

ANR average nutrient requirement
ARS Agricultural Research Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
CFSAN Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
CMNR Committee on Military Nutrition Research
COI conflict of interest
DGA Dietary Guidelines for Americans
DoD U.S. Department of Defense
DRI Dietary Reference Intake
EAR Estimated Average Requirement
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
FDA U.S. Food and Drug Administration
FNB Food and Nutrition Board
HEI Healthy Eating Index
IOM Institute of Medicine
LDL low-density lipoprotein
Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Acronyms and Abbreviations." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2020. Advancing Nutrition and Food Science: 80th Anniversary of the Food and Nutrition Board: Proceedings of a Symposium. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25864.
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MRE Meal Ready-to-Eat
NFL Nutrition Facts Label
NHANES National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
RDA Recommended Dietary Allowance
USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture
WHO World Health Organization
WIC Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children
Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Acronyms and Abbreviations." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2020. Advancing Nutrition and Food Science: 80th Anniversary of the Food and Nutrition Board: Proceedings of a Symposium. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25864.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Acronyms and Abbreviations." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2020. Advancing Nutrition and Food Science: 80th Anniversary of the Food and Nutrition Board: Proceedings of a Symposium. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25864.
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The Food and Nutrition Board (FNB) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine was convened in 1940 in response to a request from the U.S. National Defense Advisory Commission to the National Academy of Sciences for aid in studying problems of nutrition in the United States. Today the FNB is the focal point for activities concerned with food, nutrition, and food safety, and their roles in health maintenance and disease prevention. Now in its 80th year, the FNB has continued its growth and expanded its reach both domestically and internationally, providing visionary leadership across a range of nutrition and food science issues toward the improvement of human health.

In honor of its 80 years of service to the nation, the FNB convened a public symposium to review the origin and history, policy influence, and future directions of the FNB. This publication summarizes the presentations of the event.

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