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What is Food fortification?

Good nutrition is not only related to getting enough food, however about getting the right food, at the proper times. Our meal should include sufficient nutrients or else we could become undernourished. 527 more words

Good Nutrition

Update on vitamin D supplements or food fortification

Background

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

Health

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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OPINION » LEAD

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 THEY HEALTHY FOR YOU?

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