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3 Use of New or Existing Systematic Reviews to Support Future Dietary Reference Intakes
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... systematic analysis of included studies and meta-analysis if there is sufficient quantitative evidence. The standing committee was asked to consider for application to a DRI study, de novo, "qualified," and updated systematic reviews.
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... , a de novo systematic review was commissioned specifically. The Nordic Nutrition Recommendations (NNR2022)
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... that should be considered, the standing committee identified specific criteria that it considered necessary for determining when to conduct a de novo systematic review or utilize or update an existing one. Criteria for Systematic Reviews The standing committee recommends the following criteria be considered for systematic reviews: 1.
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... For purposes of nutrition labeling in the United States, the term "qualified" is used to identify those nutrient/health relationships on food labels for which there is not significant scientific agreement.5 To avoid confusion between the scientific standard used for DRI decisions vs. the standard used for qualified labeling decisions, the committee suggests the term "eligible" be used in place "qualified" systematic reviews.
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... Importantly, a meta-analysis based on a systematic review can only be conducted when adequate quantitative data, including effect size esti mates, relative risk, and standard errors, are available.6 The advantage of a meta-analysis is that it can increase the power and precision of an identified health outcome, reduce over-interpretation of individual ­studies, and summarize the overall strength of the evidence. A limitation is that the quality of the results depends on the quality of the studies.

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