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Author Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Use of Dietary Reference Intakes in Nutrition Labeling, author.

Title Dietary reference intakes : guiding principles for nutrition labeling and fortification / Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Use of Dietary Reference Intakes in Nutrition Labeling
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, [2003]


Description 1 online resource (1 PDF file (xiii, 205 pages)) : illustrations
Contents FrontMatter -- Reviewers -- Preface -- Contents -- Executive Summary -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Overview of Nutrition Labeling in the United States and Canada -- 3 Overview of Food Fortification in the United States and Canada -- 4 A Brief Review of the History and Concepts of the Dietary Reference Intakes -- 5 Guiding Principles for Selecting Reference Values for Nutrition Labeling -- 6 Guiding Principles for the Discretionary Addition of Nutrients to Food -- 7 Data Support and Research Recommendations -- 8 References -- APPENDIXES
A Biographical Sketches of the CommitteeB Selected Illustrative Calculations Using a Population-Weighted Approach -- C Reference Tables -- D Workshop Programs -- Index
Summary Since 1997, the Institute of Medicine has issued a series of nutrient reference values that are collectively termed Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs). The DRIs offer quantitative estimates of nutrient intakes to be used for planning and assessing diets. Using the information from these reports, this newest volume in the DRI series focuses on how the DRIs, and the science for each nutrient in the DRI reports, can be used to develop current and appropriate reference values for nutrition labeling and food fortification. Focusing its analysis on the existing DRIs, the book examines the purpose of nutrition labeling, current labeling practices in the United States and Canada, food fortification practices and policies, and offers recommendations as a series of guiding principles to assist the regulatory agencies that oversee food labeling and fortification in the United States and Canada. The overarching goal of the information in this book is to provide updated nutrition labeling that consumers can use to compare products and make informed food choices. Diet-related chronic diseases are a leading cause of preventable deaths in the United States and Canada and helping customers make healthy food choices has never been more important
Analysis Samfundsvidenskab Sociologi
Notes Title from PDF title page
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Support for this project was provided by the Food and Drug Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Food Safety and Inspection Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture under Contract No. 223-01-2460, Task Orders 5 and 8, and by Health Canada under Contract No. H1021-020552/001/SS. The views presented in this report are those of the Institute of Medicine Committee on Use of Dietary Reference Intakes in Nutrition Labeling and are not necessarily those of the funding agencies
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Subject Food -- Labeling.
Food Labeling -- standards
Food Labeling
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Food, Fortified -- standards
Recommended Dietary Allowances
Food -- Labeling
United States
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780309529624