This book has been created and remixed with passages from the OER Human Nutrition text from the University of Hawaii at Manoa Food Science and Human Nutrition Program.

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U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025. 9th Edition. December 2020. Available at

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US Food and Drug Administration. “Appendix A: Definitions of Nutrient Claims.” Guidance for Industry: A Food Labeling Guide.

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