The successes of nutrition as a science in defining the essential nutrients and their absolute quantitative requirements for populations are discussed. The goals of scientific investigations are to build the knowledge of genetics, metabolism, and biomolecules as food that will be necessary to deliver optimal health to each individual. Diets that genuinely maintain health would include foods which protect individuals from exogenous stresses, toxins, and pathogens.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||7|
|State||Published - Mar 2003|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Food Science