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close this bookFood Composition Data: A User's Perspective (UNU, 1987, 223 pages)
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close this folderNeed for a standardized nutrient data base in epidemiologic studies
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close this folderEpidemiological uses of food composition data in the European context
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close this folderFood composition -a key to dietary appraisal and improvement in the United States
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close this folderUsing food composition data to communicate nutrition to the consumer
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close this folderNutrient composition data uses and needs of food companies
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close this folderMaintaining a food composition data base for multiple research studies: the NCC food table
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close this folderManaging a nutrient data-base system: meeting users' needs and expectations
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close this folderFood composition data in Sweden and the nordic countries
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close this folderA system for evaluating the quality of published nutrient data: Selenium, a test case
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close this folderConsideration of food composition variability: What is the variance of the estimate of one-day intakes? Implications for setting priorities
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close this folderDietary assessment methods used by the national health and nutrition examination surveys (NHANES)
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Participants

Lenore Arab
Klinisches Institut fur
Herzinfarktforschung
Heidelberg, Federal Republic of
Germany

George H. Beaton
Department of Nutritional Sciences
Faculty of Medicine
University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada

Gary R. Beecher
Nutrient Composition Laboratory
Beltsville Human Nutrition Research
Center
Beltsville, Maryland, USA

Lena Bergstrom
National Food Administration
Uppsala, Sweden

Åke Bruce
National Food Administration
Uppsala, Sweden

Ritva R. Butrum
Diet and Cancer Branch
Division of Cancer Prevention and
Control National Cancer Institute
Washington, D.C., USA

Marilyn Buzzard
Nutrition Co-ordinating Center
Division of Biometry
School of Public Health
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Maria A. S. C. Coelho
Laboratory of Nutritional Biochemistry
Department of Nutrition
Federal University of Pemambuco
Cidade Universitaria, Brazil

Diane Feskanich
Nutrition Co-ordinating Center
Division of Biometry
School of Public Health
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Hernando Flores
Laboratory of Nutritional Biochemistry
Department of Nutrition
Federal University of Pernambuco
Cidade Universitaria, Brazil

Margaret F. Gloninger
Department of Epidemiology
Graduate School of Public Health
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAR.

Gaurth Hansen
Department of Nutrition and Food
SciencesUtah State University
Logan, Utah, USA

Frank N. Hepburn
Nutrition Monitoring Division
Human Nutrition Information Service
US Department of Agriculture
Washington, D.C., USA

Joanne M. Holden
Nutrient Composition Laboratory
Beltsville Human Nutrition Research
CenterBeltsville, Maryland, USA

Loretta W. Hoover
Department of Human Nutrition, Food
Food Systems Management
University of Missouri-Columbia
Columbia, Missouri, USA

John C. Klensin
Principal Research Scientist
INFOODS Secretariat
Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Hyun Kyung Moon Lee
Department of Epidemiology
Graduate School of Public Health
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Betty B. Peterkin
Human Nutrition Information Service
US Department of Agriculture
Washington, D.C., USA

Grace J. Petot
Departments of Nutrition,
Epidemiology, and Biostatistics
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio, USA

William M. Rand
Executive Secretary, INFOODS
INFOODS Secretariat
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Anita Schubert
Nutrient Composition Laboratory
Beltsville Human Nutrition Research
Center Beltsville, Maryland, USA

Noreen B. Schvaneveldt
Department of Nutrition and Food
Sciences
Utah State University
Logan, Utah, USA

Ann Sorenson
Office of Assistant Secretary of Health is,
Office of Disease Prevention and Health
Promotion
Department of Health and Human
Services
Washington, D.C., USA

Fred H. Steinke
Nutritional Biochemistry Department
Ralston Purina Company
St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Aree Valyasevi
Institute of Nutrition
Mahidol University
Bangkok, Thailand

Pamela C. Verdier
Bureau of Nutritional Sciences
Food Directorate, Health Protection
Branch
Health and Welfare Canada
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Carol T. Windham
Department of Nutrition and Food
Sciences
Utah State University
Logan, Utah, USA

Wayne R. Wolf
Nutrient Composition Laboratory
Beltsville Human Nutrition Research
Center
Beltsville, Maryland, USA

Catherine E. Woteki
National Center for Health Statistics
US Dept of Health and Human Services
Hyattsville, Maryland, USA

Bonita W. Wyse
Department of Nutrition and Food
SciencesUtah State University
Logan, Utah, USA

Vernon R. Young
Laboratory of Human Nutrition
Department of Applied Biological
Sciences
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA