Section of the Dietary Reference Intakes
In order to obtain extensive scientific evidence for the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) for Japanese" which is revised every 5 years, by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare and to promote effective application, we work on the following three activities;
- Nutrition research to generate evidence for the DRIs for Japanese and practical research on its application
- Collection of basic data necessary to establish the DRIs for Japanese, and database management for next revision
- Dissemination of the DRIs for Japanese domestically and internationally, and promotion of its application. Examination of practical application of DRIs for nutritional management in emergency setting by natural disaster
In addition, we carry out epidemiological study for nutritional evaluation of diet among Japanese people.
Handouts for the Japanese-English session at the 15th International Congress of Dietetics (ICD2008)
"Application of Dietary Reference Intakes in Japan, Korea, US and UK
~ Examinations for outlines of respective Dietary Reference Intakes in four countries from active dietitians' viewpoints"