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Dietary reference intakes for calcium and vitamin D.
Calcium and vitamin D are two essential nutrients long known for their role in bone health. Over the last ten years, the public has heard conflicting messages about other benefits of theseExpand
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IOM committee members respond to Endocrine Society vitamin D guideline.
In early 2011, a committee convened by the Institute of Medicine issued a report on the Dietary Reference Intakes for calcium and vitamin D. The Endocrine Society Task Force in July 2011 published aExpand
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Strategies to Reduce Sodium Intake in the United States
Reducing the intake of sodium is an important public health goal for Americans. Since the 1970s, an array of public health interventions and national dietary guidelines has sought to reduce sodiumExpand
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School Meals: Building Blocks for Healthy Children
Ensuring that the food provided to children in schools is consistent with current dietary recommendations is an important national focus. Various laws and regulations govern the operation of schoolExpand
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Dietary reference intakes : calcium, vitamin D
1 Front Matter 2 Summary 3 1 Introduction 4 2 Overview of Calcium 5 3 Overview of Vitamin D 6 4 Review of Potential Indicators of Adequacy and Selection of Indicators: Calcium and Vitamin D 7 5Expand
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Vitamin D Deficiency - Is There Really a Pandemic?
The claim that large proportions of North American and other populations are deficient in vitamin D is based on misinterpretation and misapplication of the Institute of Medicine reference values forExpand
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Appropriateness of the probability approach with a nutrient status biomarker to assess population inadequacy: a study using vitamin D.
BACKGROUND There are questions about the appropriate method for the accurate estimation of the population prevalence of nutrient inadequacy on the basis of a biomarker of nutrient status (BNS). Expand
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Fortification and Health: Challenges and Opportunities1234
Fortification is the process of adding nutrients or non-nutrient bioactive components to edible products (e.g., food, food constituents, or supplements). Fortification can be used to correct orExpand
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Iron status in pregnant women and women of reproductive age in Europe.
Understanding the iron status in pregnant women in Europe provides a foundation for considering the role of iron screening and supplementation. However, available reports and studies have usedExpand
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How the nutrition food label was developed, part 1: the Nutrition Facts panel.
This article describes some principles of nutrition labelling. Topics discussed are: labelling of key nutrients; appropriate and useful presentation of information; establishing a reference intakeExpand
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