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Update on vitamin D supplements or food fortification


In a recent post I advocated that a common UK food like milk or bread/flour should be fortified with vitamin D.

Large number of the British population are classified as vitamin D deficient and clinical cases of rickets have been rising albeit from a very low base. 928 more words


December 25

1) Wildlife migration to Wayanad sanctuary (Karnataka) before mid february.

  • Reasons
    • Early migration is due to drought like situation in that region due to inadequate rainfall…
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Current Affairs

Managing director of Britannia biscuits promotes her product without disclosing conflict of interest - Sad


July 23, 2016

Updated: July 23, 2016 00:17 IST

We need a Nutrition Mission


 India must convert its young population to a competitive advantage, and nutrition and health are foundational to that outcome. 1,666 more words


Fortified foods are foods or food products to which extra nutrients have been added.

Fortification of foods is used to control micronutrient diseases. The scientific rationale includes technology stability, interactions and effectiveness for fortifying staple foods which was developed in the early decades of 1990’s. 725 more words

Healthy Foods

Let's Taco 'Bout Food Fortification

Just yesterday, April 14th, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the fortification of corn masa foods with folic acid. Folic acid is a water-soluble B vitamin, and is therefore also named vitamin B9. 404 more words

The Salt Satyagraha

By Manjgu

The Salt Satyagraha, also known as the Dandi March, began on 12 March 1930 and was an important  part of the Indian independence movement. 399 more words