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Reliability of Food Composition Data in Epidemiological Diet Cancer Studies (1983)

Title:

Reliability of Food Composition Data in Epidemiological Diet Cancer Studies

Key words:

food composition data

Research Institution:

Massachussetts Institute of Technology

Location:

Massachusetts

Researcher:

Vernon R Young

Project Description:

Studies of the relationships between cancer and diet depend in part on the accuracy of food composition data in order to adequately describe the dietary components. Dr. Young critically examined food composition tables to enable researchers to more accurately report human intake of nutrients.

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