Dietary Reference Intakes for Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Arsenic, Boron, Chromium, Copper, Iodine, Iron, Manganese, Molybdenum, Nickel, Silicon, Vanadium,

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Juli 2002



The Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) are reference values that are quantitative estimates of nutrient intakes to be used for planning and assessing diets for apparently healthy people. This volume of DRIs includes vitamins A and K, iron, iodine, chromium, copper, manganese, molybdenum, zinc, and other potentially beneficial trace elements in human physiology and health. This volume presents what is known about how these nutrients function in the human body, what the best method is to determine the requirement of these nutrients, which factors may affect how these nutrients are utilized and therefore affect their requirement, and how these nutrients may be related to the prevention of chronic disease.Based on analysis of nutrient metabolism and analysis of data related to nutrient requirements and intakes of humans, recommended intakes for each age group -- from the first days of life through childhood, sexual maturity, midlife, and later years -- are proposed. This volume also identifies Tolerable Upper Intake Levels, which, if consumed consistently, may result in adverse health effects. Dietary Reference Intakes represents a new paradigm for the nutrition community.


Panel on Micronutrients, Subcommittees on Upper Reference Levels of Nutrients and of Interpretation and Use of Dietary Reference Intakes, and the Standing Committee on the Scientific Evaluation of Dietary Reference Intakes
EAN: 9780309072793
ISBN: 0309072794
Untertitel: 'Dietary Reference Intakes'. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2002
Seitenanzahl: 800 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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