enriched food


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A comestible/food product to which various nutrients—e.g., vitamins and minerals—have been added to compensate for essential nutrients removed by refinement

enriched food

A processed food that has lost nutrients during milling, grinding, pasteurization, or other processes and then had those nutrients added back to the marketed product. Two examples of vitamins commonly used in food enrichment are vitamins B1 and B2, thiamine and riboflavin, respectively.
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Salt was enriched with iodine in the US beginning in the 1920s-one of the earliest enriched foods.
Most Americans get plenty of B1 (thiamin), B2 (niacin) and B3 (riboflavin), particularly from enriched foods, but you may not be getting enough B6, B12 and folic acid, even though the last is now added to enriched foods as well.
We'll look at recent advances on the flavor ingredient/flavor processing fronts, including bitter blockers (techniques allowing for soy and vitamin enriched foods to be more palatable), fat mimetics, sweetness potentiators and masking non-nutritive sweeteners.
While the group eating enriched foods experienced a beneficial increase in their blood levels of vitamins and minerals, there was no observed change in their immune response.
This is attributed in part to the occurrence of sugars in wholesome, vitamin enriched foods that are a valuable source of fuel and the unpleasant biting flavor of alkaloids present in harmful plants (McGee 562).
Finally, a majority of delegations have expressed support for Community harmonisation of rules regarding foods for intense muscular effort, food supplements (nutrient concentrates) and (nutrient) enriched foods, while recognising the problems of free movement of goods that exist in this area.
The diet should include milk or other calcium enriched foods and fruit and veg daily without too much sugar.
Beginning in 1998, the federal government will require that all enriched foods - such as most flours, pasta and rice - be fortified with folic acid.
Ready to use food: to treat severe malnutrition only the nutrient enriched foods can be used i.
Any further enriched foods consumed, such as bread, rice, or pasta, would result in the consumer exceeding the amount thought to be well tolerated biologically.
They're also into enriched foods, be they dairy products with additional Omega-3 or vitamin-enriched juices and breads, but unlike other groups don't automatically equate organic with quality.