This DRI report provides guidance to professionals for application of the DRIs in dietary planning for individuals and groups, as well as the background and justification for the applications. View or download the entire 255 page document or just selected sections below, or find information for obtaining the book version.
Applications in Dietary PlanningDietary Reference Intakes: Applications in Dietary Planning (2003)
National Academy of Sciences. Institute of Medicine. Food and Nutrition Board.
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- Front Matter (PDF|326 KB)
- Executive Summary (PDF|351 KB)
- Chapter 1 - Introduction to Dietary Planning (PDF|353 KB)
- Chapter 2 - Using Dietary Reference Intakes in Planning Diets for Individuals (PDF|1.2 MB)
- Chapter 3 - Using Dietary Reference Intakes in Planning Diets for Groups (PDF|405 KB)
- Chapter 4 - A Theoretical Approach Using Nutrient Density to Plan Diets for Groups (PDF|359 KB)
- Chapter 5 - Examples of Planning for Groups (PDF|374 KB)
- Chapter 6 - Special Considerations and Adjustments (PDF|341 KB)
- Chapter 7 - Implications and Recommendations (PDF|338 KB)
- Chapter 8 - References (PDF|316 KB)
- Appendix A - Origin and Framework of the Development of Dietary Reference Intakes (PDF|331 KB)
- Appendix B - Food Guidance in the United States and Canada (PDF|365 KB)
- Appendix C - The Target Nutrient Density of a Single Food (PDF|340 KB)
- Appendix D - Voluntary Nutrient Fortification (PDF|306 KB)
- Appendix E - Adjustment of Observed Intake Data to Estimate the Distribution of Usual Intakes in a Group (PDF|340 KB)
- Appendix F - Biographical Sketches of Subcommittee Members (PDF|308 KB)
- Index (PDF|336 KB)
- Summary Tables (PDF|359 KB)
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