Created: by Pradeep Gowda Updated: Jun 12, 2023 Tagged: diet

Stigler diet - Wikipedia is an optimization problem named for George Stigler, a 1982 Nobel laureate in economics, who posed the following problem:

For a moderately active man weighing 154 pounds, how much of each of 77 foods should be eaten on a daily basis so that the man’s intake of nine nutrients will be at least equal to the recommended dietary allowances (RDAs) suggested by the National Research Council in 1943, with the cost of the diet being minimal?

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