The Scientific Adequacy and Usefulness of the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) Standards: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Domestic and International Scientific Planning, Analysis and Cooperation of the Committee on Science and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, Second Session
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on Domestic and International Scientific Planning, Analysis, and Cooperation
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Page 195 - Forms are obtainable from the Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 200 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20204.
Page 189 - Menus are planned and followed to meet nutritional needs of patients in accordance with physicians' orders and, to the extent medically possible, in accordance with the recommended dietary allowances of the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Research Council National Academy of Sciences.
Page 344 - In assessing nutritional benefits to be derived from the modification or the formulation of foods, the composition of the overall diet must be considered. When levels of nutrient intake are increased by concentrates or foods in any form, the amounts provided should bear a realistic relationship to needs. Enhanced levels attained in the total diet should not be harmfully excessive for those who may employ the food(s) in varied patterns of use. The need for sound nutritional understanding by the consumer...
Page 281 - levels of intake of essential nutrients considered, in the judgment of the Food and Nutrition Board on the basis of available scientific knowledge, to be adequate to meet the known nutritional needs of practically all healthy persons.
Page 196 - Comments are to be identified with the docket number found in brackets in the heading of this document Received comments may be seen In the office above between 9 am and 4 pm . Monday through Friday.
Page 457 - The allowances, expressed as average daily intakes over time, are intended to provide for individual variations among most normal persons as they live in the United States under usual environmental stresses. Diets should be based on a variety of common foods in order to provide other nutrients for which human requirements have been less well defined.
Page 42 - Special attention should be paid to the deficiencies in intake of calories and iron, as the levels of intake for these recommended by the Committee on Dietary Allowances of the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Academy of Sciences — National Research Council do not allow any "margin of safety" as do their recommendations for intake levels of other nutrients such as Vitamin C.