Neil Mermelstein

Neil H. Mermelstein

Food and Nutrition Board establishes DRIs
The Institute of Medicine’s Food and Nutrition Board has established Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) for energy, carbohydrates, fiber, fat, protein, and amino acids. Since the publication of the Recommended Dietary Allowances in 1989 and the Canadian Recommended Nutrient Intakes in 1990, new information has emerged about nutrient requirements that warrants the development of updated guidelines. The report presents new guidelines for the United States an…

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IFT Fellow
Editor Emeritus of Food Technology
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Neil Mermelstein