Study Title:

Dietary Reference Intakes For Energy, Carbohydrate, Fiber, Fat, Fatty Acids, Cholesterol, Protein, and Amino Acids

Study Abstract

Public Briefing
September 5, 2002

Opening Statement

Joanne R. Lupton, Ph.D.

Regents Professor and University Faculty Fellow and
William W. Allen Endowed Chair in Nutrition, Texas A&M University
Chair, Panel on Dietary Reference Intakes for Macronutrients

Good morning. On behalf of the National Academies, I would like to welcome those of you in the room as well as those listening on the Web. Thank you for joining me and some of my fellow panel members to release a report that we hope will guide policy-makers, health professionals, and others as they grapple with complex nutritional issues.

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Study Information

Institute of Medicine, Food and Nutrition Board. Dietary Reference Intakes: Energy, Carbohydrates, Fiber, Fat, Fatty Acids, Cholesterol, Protein and Amino Acids. Washington, DC: National Academies Press; 2005.

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