Requerimientos nutricionales

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WHO Technical Report Report Series WHO Technical Report Series WHO Technical Series 935 935 935

PROTEIN AND AMINO ACID PROTEIN AND AMINO ACID PROTEIN AND AMINO ACID REQUIREMENTS IN IN REQUIREMENTS IN REQUIREMENTS HUMAN NUTRITION HUMAN NUTRITION HUMAN NUTRITION

Report of a Joint Joint Report of a Joint Report of a WHO/FAO/UNU Expert Consultation WHO/FAO/UNU Expert Consultation WHO/FAO/UNUExpert Consultation

The World Health Organization was established in 1948 in 1948 as a specialized The World Health Organization was established as a specialized agency of the United Nations serving as the directing directing and coordinating authority agency of the United Nations serving as the and coordinating authority for international health matters and public health. One of WHO’sof WHO’sconstitutional for international health matters and public health. One constitutional functions functions is toobjective objective and reliable information and advice in the field is to provide provide and reliable information and advice in the field of human health, ahealth, a responsibility that in fulfils through its extensiveextensive of human responsibility that it fulfils it part in part throughits programme of publications. programme of publications. The Organization seeks through its publications to support national health health The Organization seeks through its publications to support national strategies and address the most pressing pressing public health concerns of populations strategies and address the most public health concerns of populations around the world. Toworld. Torespond to the needs of Member States at all levels of around the respond to the needs of Member States at all levels of development, WHO publishes practical practical manuals, handbooks and training matedevelopment, WHO publishes manuals, handbooks and training material for specific categories of health of health workers; internationally applicable guiderial for specific categories workers;internationally applicable guidelines andlines and standards;and analyses analyses of health programmes and standards; reviews reviews and of health policies, policies, programmes and research;research; and state-of-the-art consensus reports that offer technical advice and and state-of-the-art consensus reports that offer technical advice and recommendations for decision-makers. These books are closely tiedto the to the recommendations for decision-makers. These books are closely tied Organization’s priority activities,activities, encompassingprevention and control, control, Organization’s priority encompassing disease disease prevention and the development of equitableequitable health based onbased on primary health care, and the development of health systems systems primary health care, and healthpromotion for individuals and communities. Progress Progressbetter health health health promotion for individuals and communities. towards towards better for all also demandsdemands the global dissemination and exchange of information for all also the global dissemination and exchange of information that draws ondraws on the knowledge and experience of all WHO’s countriescountries that theknowledge and experience of all WHO’s Member Member and the and the collaboration of world in public in public health and the biomedical collaboration of world leaders leaders health and the biomedical sciences.sciences. To ensure the widest possible possible availability of authoritative information and guidTo ensure the widest availability of authoritative information and guidance on healthon healthWHO secures the broad international distribution of its ance matters, matters, WHO secures the broad international distribution of its publications and encourages their translation and adaptation. By helping to publications and encourages their translation and adaptation. By helping to promote promote andhealth and prevent and control disease throughout the and protect protect health and prevent...
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