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  • Proposed Definition of Dietary Fiber Consensus Study
    The panel developed a proposed definition for dietary fiber, based on review of other proposed definitions and those currently in use by the Canadian and U.S. governments.
  • Dietary Reference Intakes for Macronutrients Consensus Study
    The Food and Nutrition Board's (FNB's) Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) Standing Committee has recently established the Panel on Macronutrients to review and evaluate the scientific literature and interpret the depth of current knowledge on protein,...
  • Panel on Folate, Other B Vitamins, and Choline Consensus Study
    This panel reviewed the scientific literature on folate and its synthetic form (folic acid) and on other B vitamins to evaluate human requirements and relationships with chronic conditions, and examined dietary and supplement intake data for these...
  • Pathophysiology and Prevention of Adolescent and Adult Suicide Consensus Study
    The Institute of Medicine study committee examined the state of the science base, gaps in our knowledge, strategies for prevention, and research designs for the study of suicide.
  • Committee on Case Studies in School Violence Consensus Study
    In 2001, Congress requested that the National Research Council study the school violence phenomenon, specifically asking that detailed case studies be developed of the circumstances that led to extreme lethal violence in schools. The goal was to use ...