Nutrient Requirements and Guidelines

Food-based Dietary Guidelines by Country
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
http://www.fao.org/ag/humannutrition/nutritioneducation/fbdg/en/



United States and Canada


Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) Tables and Application
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Health and Medicine Division (former Institute of Medicine)

http://nationalacademies.org/hmd/activities/nutrition/summarydris/dri-tables.aspx


Dietary Reference Values for Calcium and Vitamin D
Released: November 30, 2010
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Health and Medicine Division (former Institute of Medicine)

http://nationalacademies.org/hmd/reports/2010/dietary-reference-intakes-for-calcium-and-vitamin-d.aspx


Dietary Reference Intakes: The Essential Guide to Nutrient Requirements
Released: September 15, 2006
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Health and Medicine Division (former Institute of Medicine)

http://nationalacademies.org/hmd/reports/2006/dietary-reference-intakes-essential-guide-nutrient-requirements.aspx

Australia and New Zealand

Nutrient Reference Values (NRVs) Summary Table
Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
http://www.nrv.gov.au/resources/index.htm


Nutrient Reference Values (NRVs) for Australia and New Zealand
Including Recommended Dietary Intake
Published: 2006
Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
http://www.nhmrc.gov.au/guidelines/publications/n35-n36-n37


Australian Dietary Guideline (Draft)
Australian Guide to Healthy Eating (Draft)
(2003 editions are currently under revision – public consultation closes 29/02/2012)
Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
http://www.eatforhealth.gov.au/


Europe

Dietary Reference Values (DRVs) and Dietary Guidelines
(1993 established reference values are currently under revision)
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/topics/topic/drv.htm?wtrl=01



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Last updated: September 2012




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