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Title The theoretical basis for Dietary Reference Values (DRVs), and their practical uses.
Description The theoretical basis for Dietary Reference Values (DRVs), and their practical uses.
Creation Date 21 May 2001
Doc type Article
Document Abstract:
The expert Working Groups set up by the Commitee on Medical Aspects of Food Policy (COMA) in 1987 initially reviewed published Recommended Daily Intakes (RDI) (1) and Recommended Daily Amounts (RDA) (2) in 1969 and 1979 respectively and in 1991 produced its guidelines on DRV's which were more comprehensive and set a range of values ( see appendix for definitions).
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