Handbook on human nutritional requirements, Issue 28; Issue 61
World Health Organization, 1974 - Health & Fitness - 66 pages
Abstract: A handbook for food administrators, agricultural planners, and nutritionists sets forth specific recommendations by expert study groups concerning nutrient intakes. Specific intake recommendations are given for energy, protein, 8 vitamins (vitamins A, B1, B12, C, and D3, and niacin, riboflavin, and folate,) and 4 trace elements (Ca, Fe, I, and F). A final section presents recommendations for other trace elements that are essential to human nutrition (Zn, Mg, Cu, Cr, Se, Co, Mo). (wz).
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