Assessing Changing Food Consumption Patterns

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National Academies Press, Jan 15, 1981 - Medical - 282 pages
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The Food and Nutrition Board of the National Academy of Sciences under contract from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was charged to study the sources of data on food consumption and to suggest a system for integrating these data with data on nutrition and health status.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Characteristics of a System for Measuring Food Consumption Patterns
4
Relating Food Consumption Data and Nutritional Status Data
6
The Proposed System
12
Some Study Design Characteristics
19
Data Base Requirements
29
Conclusions and Recommendations
38
APPENDIX A Background Papers for Workshop on Methods for the Collection of Aggregate Data on Food Consumption
43
APPENDIX B Background Papers for Workshop on Evaluation of Methods for Obtaining Food Consumption Data
87
APPENDIX C Background Papers for Workshop on Nutrition and Health Status Indicators
205
APPENDIX D Participants and Observers
277
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