SACN

AcronymDefinition
SACNScientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (UK)
SACNSaint Anthony College of Nursing (Rockford, Illinois)
SACNSouth African Cities Network
SACNSouth American Community of Nations
SACNSaint Croix National Scenic Riverway (US National Park Service)
SACNSaskatchewan Association of Community Networks (Canada)
SACNSIMCA (Société Industrielle de Mécanique et Carrosserie Automobile) Automobiel Club Nederland (Dutch: Simca Automobile Club Netherlands; est. 1985)
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According to SACN, evidence for a diet based on whole grain products, leguminous plants, potatoes, vegetables and fruit was confirmed.
125) UNASUR is the SACN with a name change, and implements the processes and intentions that are outlined in the declarations created under the name of the SACN.
One of the crucial factors for the choice of GHS-WEB on behalf of SACN was the system's multi-location capability, allowing the company not only to connect all its systems, but also to efficiently organise the task sharing between the central office in Monterrey and their out-stations.
The recommendation has sparked considerable controversy, with detractors pointing out that the SACN report presents no conclusive evidence of a causal link between red meat consumption and increased risks of cancer.
But, in its adjudication, the authority noted advertisers said they had based their claims on the Salt and Health report by the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition report, and had provided letters from Professor Alan Jackson, chair of the SACN Committee, and Chief Medical Officer, Sir Liam Donaldson.
At the request of FSS, SACN are currently carrying out a review of major new pieces of evidence (with an emphasis on systematic reviews and meta-analyses) published since SACN~s 2006 and 2009 reports on folate and folic acid, to assess whether its previous advice stands.
Estimated Average Requirements (EARs) for energy which have been recalculated recently by SACN using the more accurate method of doubly labelled water (SACN, 2011)
The SACN, which informs Government policy, is currently working on recommendations for how much iron is needed for optimum health and its draft report heavily quotes the 2007 WCRF document.
SACN could not say how much vitamin D is made in the skin through exposure to sunlight, so it is therefore recommending a daily dietary intake of 10 micrograms.
Professor Hilary Powers, chair of the SACN Vitamin D working group, said: "It is important to remember that this vitamin D report is a draft so the recommendations may change after the consultation period.
Both the SACN and the FSA were quick to stress that these revised figures on energy did not mean that people should increase their calorie intake, especially in light of the report's headline figure that 60% of adults in the UK are overweight.
The Deputy Minister Andries Nel, will be part of the SACN media briefing on 22 June 2016.