Prioritizing micronutrients for the purpose of reviewing their requirements: a protocol developed by EURRECA

  title={Prioritizing micronutrients for the purpose of reviewing their requirements: a protocol developed by EURRECA},
  author={Adri{\"e}nne E J M Cavelaars and Esm{\'e}e L. Doets and Rosalie A. M. Dhonukshe-Rutten and Mar{\'i}a Hermoso and Susan J Fairweather-Tait and Berthold Koletzko and Mirjana Gurinovi{\'c} and Luis A Moreno and Irene Cetin and Christophe Matthys and Pieter van 't Veer and Margaret Ashwell and C. P. G. M. de Groot},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
Background:The EURRECA (EURopean micronutrient RECommendations Aligned) Network of Excellence ( is working towards the development of aligned recommendations. A protocol was required to assign resources to those micronutrients for which recommendations are most in need of alignment.Methods:Three important ‘a priori’ criteria were the basis for ranking micronutrients: (A) the amount of new scientific evidence, particularly from randomized controlled trials; (B) the public… CONTINUE READING


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