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Interpretation of protein quality methodology: change to DIAAS

Following the release of Dietary protein quality evaluation in human nutrition – Report of an FAO Expert Consultation, which recommends changing from the PDCAAS method of protein quality evaluation to Digestible Indispensable Amino Acid Score (DIAAS), the IDF Standing Committee on Nutrition and Health reviewed the FAO report and related articles published in August 2012 in the British Journal of Nutrition.

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