Monograph on “Nutrient Risk Assessment – Vitamins, Minerals and Bioactive Compounds”

The process of risk assessment is fairly scientific method that is an assurance that despite the same nutrient coming from several sources and at the highest centile of intake would still not be expected to cause any adverse effect nor put the population at risk. This monograph is intended to create better understanding and provide information on the methods and scientific basis of calculating the risk objectively. The Monograph is organized into following Sections:

  • Section 1- Methodology for Risk Assessment of Vitamins and Minerals
  • Section 2- Risk Assessment of Fat-Soluble Vitamins A, D, E and K
  • Section 3- Risk Assessment of Water-Soluble Vitamins- B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9, B12, Choline and Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)
  • Section 4- Risk Assessment of Minerals- As, B, Ca, Cr, Cu, F, Fe, K, Mg, Mn, Mo, Na, Cl, Ni, P, Se, Si, SO₄², V and Zn
  • Section 5 – Risk Assessment of Bioactive Compounds-β-Carotene, Lutein, Lycopene, Tea Polyphenols and Trypsin Inhibitors
  • Section 6- Risk Assessment of Nutrients and Bio Active Compounds –Approaches and Challenges
  • Section 7 – Exposure Assessment
  • Section 8 – Nutrient Risk Assessment and
  • Key Recommendations

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