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close this book Food Composition Data: A User's Perspective (1987)
close this folder International food composition data
close this folder The status of food composition data in Asia
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View the document Unmet needs
View the document The future of ASIAFOODS
View the document Acknowledgements
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Users and uses of food composition data

Users and uses of food composition data

While there is a broad range of users of food composition data in each ASIAFOODS country, these fall into definite categories, as follows:

1. Nutrition researchers and health-care personnel, for nutrition and food consumption surveys.
2. Nutritionists, dieticians, and medical personnel, for diet prescription and nutrition management of in- and out-patients.
3. Nutrition educators and dieticians, for diet counselling and meal planning.
4. Nutritionists and food technologists in the foodprocessing industry.
5. Economists, planners, and consumer-protection personnel.