WHO Dietary recommendations / Nutritional requirements

Oct 31, 2010 · Dietary recommendations / Nutritional requirements Establishing human nutrient requirements for worldwide application. The Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, in collaboration with FAO, continually reviews new research and information from around the world on human nutrient requirements and recommended nutrient intakes.…

Food based dietary guidelines

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PROTEIN AND AMINO ACID REQUIREMENTS IN

The World Health Organization and the Food and Agriculture Organization have worked to quantify the energy and nutrient needs of populations since 1949. This is the latest in a series of reports that aim to provide: • updates on protein and amino acid requirements in health and disease for all age groups and pregnant and lactating mothers;…

WHO/Europe Body mass index - BMI

BMI, formerly called the Quetelet index, is a measure for indicating nutritional status in adults. It is defined as a person’s weight in kilograms divided by the square of the person’s height in metres (kg/m2). For example, an adult who weighs 70 kg and whose height is 1.75 m will have a BMI of 22.9.…

The World Health Organization: Definition of Health 8fit

World Health Organization definition of health. The World Health Organization’s definition of health is “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” They assert that physical and mental well-being is a human right, enabling a life without limitation or restriction.…