HNIS

AcronymDefinition
HNISHavelock North Intermediate School (Havelock North, New Zealand)
HNISHuman Sodium Iodide Symporter (nuclear medicine)
HNISHuman Nutrition Information Service (USDA)
HNISHarmful Non-Indigenous Species
HNISHekimian Network Interface System
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Chemists at ARS' Human Nutrition Research Center in Beltsville, Maryland, work hand in hand with HNIS to develop faster, simpler, or more accurate analytical methods and to ensure quality control in the testing laboratories.
Using USDA survey data collected in 1985 and 1986, HNIS researchers found that average intake of folacin for pregnant women age 19-39 years were higher than those of nonpregnant women--but not high enough to meet their RDA.
Likewise, a nutrition education study initiated in 1991 by HNIS will assess nutrition education needs of pregnant teen-agers.
Sue Ann Richko (301/436-7725) is the Administrator of HNIS.