Scientific

Frameworks

The conceptual bases for understanding, analyzing,

organizing and predicting how nutrition effects

and is effected by our world.

NUTRIENT DENSITY

The amount of beneficial nutrients in a food product in proportion to energy content, weight or amount of detrimental nutrients.

DIETARY REFERENCE INTAKES AND VALUES

Sets of reference values used to plan and assess nutrient intakes of healthy people.

 

GEOMETRIC FRAMEWORK FOR NUTRITION

Graphical representation of the nutritional requirements of an organism either as a point integrated over a given time period or as a moving trajectory.