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Fruits, Vegetables, Milk and Animal Foods in Balanced Indian Diets – A Critical Appraisal

Publisher: Nutrition Foundation of India

This paper tries to review the latest scientific developments pertaining to the human nutrient requirements, re-examine and appropriately revise the earlier 1989 Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDAs) for Indians. Nutrients such as Mg, Na, K, Zn, trace elements such as Cu, Mn, Cr, and Se, as also vitamin E, antioxidants, and dietary fibre were considered in detail and suggested that the RDAs of these should be increased.

Author(s): B.S. Narsinga Rao | Views(343) | Download (231)

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