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close this bookEnergy and Protein requirements, Proceedings of an IDECG workshop, November 1994, London, UK, Supplement of the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition (International Dietary Energy Consultative Group - IDECG, 1994, 198 pages)
close this folderReport of the working group on energy requirements of older individuals
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Working Group: JL Dupont,1 JVGA Durnin,2 A Ferro-Luzzi,3 SB Roberts,4 B Schürch5 and PS Shetty6

1Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA; 2Department of Human Nutrition, Yorkhill Hospitals, Glasgow G3 8SJ, Scotland, UK; 3Instituto Nazionale della Nutrizione, Via Ardeatina 546, 00179 Rome, Italy; 4The Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, 711 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA; 5International Dietary Energy Consultative Group (IDECG), c/o Nestlé Foundation, P.O. Box 581,1001 Lausanne, Switzerland; 6Centre for Human Nutrition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 2 Taviton Street, London

Descriptors: energy requirements, energy expenditure, physical activity, research needs