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  • Examination of the Evolving Science in Dietary Supplements Consensus Study
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  • Proposed Definition of Dietary Fiber Consensus Study
    The panel developed a proposed definition for dietary fiber, based on review of other proposed definitions and those currently in use by the Canadian and U.S. governments.
  • Dietary Reference Intakes for Macronutrients Consensus Study
    The Food and Nutrition Board's (FNB's) Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) Standing Committee has recently established the Panel on Macronutrients to review and evaluate the scientific literature and interpret the depth of current knowledge on protein,...
  • Panel on Micronutrients Consensus Study
    In October 1998, the Institute of Medicine, through the Food and Nutrition Board (FNB) and the Standing Committee on the Scientific Evaluation of Dietary Reference Intakes, established a 14-member panel to review the scientific literature regarding...
  • Panel on Dietary Antioxidants and Related Compounds Consensus Study
    The Institute of Medicine, through its Food and Nutrition Board (FNB) and the Standing Committee on the Scientific Evaluation of Dietary Reference Intakes,released its report on the Dietary Reference Intakes for Dietary Antioxidants and Related...
  • Panel on Folate, Other B Vitamins, and Choline Consensus Study
    This panel reviewed the scientific literature on folate and its synthetic form (folic acid) and on other B vitamins to evaluate human requirements and relationships with chronic conditions, and examined dietary and supplement intake data for these...
  • Panel on Calcium and Related Nutrients Consensus Study
    In April 1996, the Food and Nutrition Board's (FNB's) Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) Standing Committee established a 9-member Panel on Calcium and Related Nutrients to review the scientific literature and interpret the depth of current knowledge on ...
  • Committee on Upper Reference Levels of Nutrients Consensus Study
    The IOM's)Food and Nutrition Board (FNB) established a subcommittee on the upper reference level of nutrients as a component of the Scientific Evaluation of Dietary Reference Intakes project in order to determine the highest level of daily nutrient...
  • Dietary Reference Intakes for Electrolytes And Water Consensus Study
    The Institute of Medicine, through its Food and Nutrition Board (FNB), as part of the continuing activity to develop Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) for nutrients, will undertake an 18-month study to develop DRIs for electrolytes and water. This...
  • Microbial Threats to Health: Emergence, Detection, and Response Consensus Study
    The purpose of the study was to review the current state of knowledge and policy responses concerning emerging infectious diseases.