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Title: Physiological and public health basis for assessing micronutrient requirements in children and adolescents. The EURRECA network
Authors: Iglesia, Iris
Doets, Esmée L.
Bel-Serrat, Silvia
Román, Blanca
Hermoso, Maria
Peña Quintana, Luis 
García-Luzardo, María del Rosario
Santana-Salguero, Beatriz
García-Santos, Yurena
Vucic, Vesna
Frost Andersen, Lene
Pérez-Rodrigo, Carmen
Aranceta, Javier
Cavelaars, Adrienne
Decsi, Tamas
Serra-Majem, Lluis 
Gurinovic, Mirjana
Cetin, Irene
Koletzko, Berthold
Moreno, Luis Alberto
Keywords: Recommended Dietary-Allowances
Nutrition
Europe
Values
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: 1740-8695
Journal: Maternal and Child Nutrition 
Abstract: This paper provides an overview of the current knowledge relating to the nutritional requirements and corresponding recommended nutrient intake values of children and adolescents for micronutrients and specificities related to these requirements in the course of childhood and adolescence in Europe. Aspects that can influence micronutrient requirements, such as physiological requirements and bioavailability of the nutrients in the organism, are discussed. The methodology used to obtain the data and also the main knowledge gaps regarding these concepts are emphasized. Methodological critical points in achieving the data and physiological aspects of children and adolescents are important in order to standardize the reference values for micronutrients among Europe for these stages of life.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10553/44722
ISSN: 1740-8695
DOI: 10.1111/j.1740-8709.2010.00273.x
Source: Maternal and Child Nutrition[ISSN 1740-8695],v. 6, p. 84-99
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