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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Nutrient reference values for Australia and New Zealand (2006)

Author

National Health and Medical Research Council

City

Canberra

Type

Report

Institution

National Health and Medical Research Council

 

Description

The Nutrient reference values for Australia and New Zealand outline the levels of intake of essential nutrients considered to be adequate to meet the nutritional needs of practically all healthy people for prevention of deficiency states.

These recommendations are for healthy people and may not meet the specific nutritional requirements of individuals with various diseases or conditions, pre-term infants, or people with specific genetic profiles. They are designed to assist nutrition and health professionals assess the dietary requirements of individuals and groups. They may also be used by public health nutritionists, food legislators and the food industry for dietary modelling and/or food labelling and food formulation.

Topics covered in the guideline include:

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Contact details

National Health and Medical Research Council
Level 1
16 Marcus Clarke Street
GPO Box 1421
Canberra ACT 2601
Ph: (02) 6217 9000
Fax: (02) 6217 9100
Email: nhmrc@nhmrc.gov.au

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Last updated: 23 September 2014
 
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