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Recommended Nutrient Intake

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Sophiya Uprety

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18 May 2012, 11:10

What is the standard or globally used (e.g. by the UN) reference to derive Recommended Nutrient Intake? There is a FAO-WHO one titled 'vitamin and mineral requirements in human nutrition.' But what is generally referred for marconutrients - energy, protein, etc.?

André BRIEND

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23 May 2012, 13:37

See the following links : http://www.who.int/nutrition/publications/nutrientrequirements/en/index.html http://whqlibdoc.who.int/trs/WHO_TRS_935_eng.pdf ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/007/y5686e/y5686e00.pdf

Chantal Autotte Bouchard

AAH

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24 May 2012, 02:08

Thank you Andre, some of these links or documents were unknown to me and I will be very helpful.

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