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New Aspects of Nutritional Status

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Table of Contents

Nutrition Policy in Europe - Introductory Remarks 1
Nutrition Policy in Europe: Design or Improvisation? 3
Nutritional Status Assessment in Perspective 9
New Methods for Measuring Adipose Tissue Distribution in Children 18
Macronutrient Intake in Rural Zaire: Measurement by an Alternative Direct Weighing Method and Food Analysis 26
Application, Validity, and Prospect of Self-Administered Food Frequency Questionnaires for Optical Reading 34
Differences of Systemic Bias of Nutrient Intake Measured by 24-Hour Recall and 7-Day Records 37
Validity of a Self-Administered, Semiquantitative Food Frequency Questionnaire 41
Energy Intake of Children and Adolescents Aged 1-18 Years: Nutrition Survey versus Recommendation 45
Improved Methods for Dietary Appraisal 49
Nutrient Intake and Nutritional Status in the Third Trimenon of Pregnancy 52
How Does Sample Bias Affect the Results of Nutrition Surveys - The Use of Weighting Factors 56
The Austrian Study on Nutritional Status of 6- to 18-Year-Old Pupils 62
Assessment of Nutritional Status in The Netherlands (Dutch Nutrition Surveillance Systems) 68
Where Are the Gaps in Assessing the Relationship between Nutritional Status Parameters and Nutrient Intake Data? 74
Optimum Plasma Levels of Antioxidant Micronutrients. Ten Years of Antioxidant Hypothesis on Arteriosclerosis 84
Risk Factors in the Present-Day Diet of Children and Adolescents from a Preventive Perspective 100
Bioimpedance Analysis in Underweight Male Patients with Psychiatric Disorders 105
Food Consumption in Belgium 108
Urinary Output of Collagen Cross-Links as a Growth Marker in Children 113
Biomarkers in Nutritional Assessment 116
B Vitamins and Immunocompetence, with Emphasis on the Elderly Population 126
Nutritional Status and the Immune System: Fat-Soluble Vitamins and Other Nutrients 136
Functional Assessment of Vitamin Nutritional Status 142
Antioxidant Vitamin Intake of the Spanish Population: The Influence of Smoking and Alcohol on the Status of Two Age Groups 150
Nutritional Status of Thiamin, Riboflavin, Pyridoxine, Folic Acid and Cobalamin in 7- to 18-Year-Old Austrian Pupils 157
Nutritional Status of Young Athletes 163
Nutrient Intake and Nutritional Status of Pre-Schoolchildren 166
Results of the First Hungarian Representative Nutrition Survey: Intake of Major Nutrients and Nutritional Status of Population in the Mid-Eighties 169
Assessment of Resting Energy Expenditure in Chronic Energy Deficiency 174
Recommendations on Nutrient and Energy Intake. Introductory Remarks 178
Should the RDA for the United States Be Revised? 180
Recommendations on Nutrient Intake in Germany 183
Recommendations on Nutrient and Energy Intake in the UK 185
The Nordic Nutrition Recommendations 187
European Union Recommendations 190
Subject Index 193
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