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The German Food Code and Nutrient Data Base (BLS II.2).
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PMID:  10414376     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This article describes the conception and structure of the German Food Code and Nutrient Data Base (BLS). The data bank contains approx. 12,000 coded foods, menus and menu components in different stages of processing with up to 158 nutritional data for each product. Since comparatively few analytical data on the composition of foods are available, the majority of the data in the BLS are based on nutritional data calculated from recipes. Thus, a standard instrument for an uninterrupted (no missing values) evaluation of consumption surveys is made available.
L I Dehne; C Klemm; G Henseler; E Hermann-Kunz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of epidemiology     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0393-2990     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Epidemiol.     Publication Date:  1999 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-08-27     Completed Date:  1999-08-27     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8508062     Medline TA:  Eur J Epidemiol     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  355-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Federal Institute for Health Protection of Consumers and Veterinary Medicine (BgVV), Berlin, Germany.
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