65. Dietary Standards and Guidelines: Similarities and Differences Among Countries

  1. John W. Erdman Jr. PhD3,
  2. Ian A. Macdonald PhD4 and
  3. Steven H. Zeisel MD, PhD5
  1. Johanna T. Dwyer DSc, RD1,2

Published Online: 18 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119946045.ch65

Present Knowledge in Nutrition, Tenth Edition

Present Knowledge in Nutrition, Tenth Edition

How to Cite

Dwyer, J. T. (2012) Dietary Standards and Guidelines: Similarities and Differences Among Countries, in Present Knowledge in Nutrition, Tenth Edition (eds J. W. Erdman, I. A. Macdonald and S. H. Zeisel), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119946045.ch65

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Urbana, Illinois, USA

  2. 4

    Nottingham, England

  3. 5

    UNC Nutrition Research Institute, Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 500 Laureate Way, Rm 2218, Kannapolis, NC 28081, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Jean Meyer Human Nutrition Research, Center on Aging, Tufts University, Box 783 Tufts Medical Center, 800 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111-1524, USA

  2. 2

    Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 JUN 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470959176

Online ISBN: 9781119946045

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Keywords:

  • dietary standards and guidelines, similarities and differences;
  • nutrient reference values and dietary guidelines, for policy making;
  • dietary guidelines, evidence-based, and country-specific recommendations;
  • standards published in English, industrialized countries and western eating patterns;
  • dietary nutrient reference intake, quantifying human requirements;
  • RDA, average daily dietary intake level, meeting nutrient requirements;
  • AMDR, acceptable macronutrient distribution for individuals;
  • nutrient reference values versus dietary guidelines;
  • food-based dietary guidelines, common to countries

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Dietary Reference Intakes

  • Summary

  • Examples of Dietary Reference Intakes for Nutrients from Various Countries

  • Dietary Guidelines

  • Future Directions