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Nutrient Adequacy: Assessment Using Food Consumption Surveys
     

Nutrient Adequacy: Assessment Using Food Consumption Surveys

by Subcommittee on Criteria for Dietary Evaluation, Coordinating Committee on Evaluation of Food Consumption Surveys, Food and Nutrition Board, National Research Council
 

Just how accurately can adequate nutrient intake be measured? Do food consumption surveys really reflect the national diet? This book includes a brief history of dietary surveys, and an analysis of the basis of dietary evaluation and its relationship to recommended dietary allowances. A discussion of how usual dietary intake may be estimated from survey data, a

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Just how accurately can adequate nutrient intake be measured? Do food consumption surveys really reflect the national diet? This book includes a brief history of dietary surveys, and an analysis of the basis of dietary evaluation and its relationship to recommended dietary allowances. A discussion of how usual dietary intake may be estimated from survey data, a recommended approach to dietary analysis, and an application of the analysis method is presented. Further, an examination of the impact of technical errors, the results of confidence interval calculations, and a summary of the subcommittee's recommendations conclude the volume.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780309036344
Publisher:
National Academies Press
Publication date:
01/01/1986
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

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