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Questions about the reliability of the consumption data (NHANES) upon which the Guidelines’ assumptions are based:

Dietary Data Under Fire for Being Unreliable
Nature (2015)
Chris Woolston, M.S., Montana State University.

Inadmissibility of What We Eat in America and NHANES Dietary Data in Nutrition and Obesity Research and the Scientific Formulation of National Dietary Guidelines.
Mayo Clinical Proceeding (2015)
E. Archer and G. Pavela, Office of Energetics, Nutrition Obesity Research Center, University of Alabama, C.J. Lavie, Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School-the University of Queensland School of Medicine.

Implausible Data, False Memories, and the Status Quo in Dietary Assessment.”
Advances in Nutrition (2015)
E. Archer, Office of Energetics, Nutrition Obesity Research Center, University of Alabama, S.N. Blair, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina.

Validation of a Novel Protocol for Calculating Estimated Energy Requirements and Average Daily Physical Activity Ratio for the US Population: 2005-2006.”
Mayo Clinical Proceedings (2013)
E. Archer, Office of Energetics, Nutrition Obesity Research Center, University of Alabama, G.A. Hand, J.R. Hebert, E.Y. Lau, X. Wang, R.P. Shook, R. Fayad, C.J. Lavie, S.N. Blair.

Validity of U.S. nutritional surveillance: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Caloric Energy Intake Data, 1971-2010
PLoS One (2013)
E. Archer, Office of Energetics, Nutrition Obesity Research Center, University of Alabama, G.A. Hand, S.N. Blair.