chapter  8
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Nutrition During Adulthood and Ageing

Dietary reference values (DRVs) and nutritional guidelines have, of necessity, been devised for the population as a whole. It would be both impractical and confusing to set a great number of different recommendations for various subgroups in the population. The guidelines current in the United Kingdom are very much in line with those in other Western countries and are the result of a wide consensus.