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fortification

Neurology
Scintillating scotoma, see there.
 
Nutrition
Enrichment, see there.

fortification

Nutrition The addition of a required dietary component to a food that doesn't usually have it. See Fortified food, Supplementation.
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In addition to flour, cooking oil is also a strong vehicle for fortification.
FSS has completed this work and the key recommendations are as follows: firstly, mandatory fortification should not be introduced on a Scotland only basis.
Table-2: Distribution of all subjects according to flour fortification status.
This week, we launched our food fortification initiative in Punjab.
For consumers who are unwilling or unable to give their children supplements and are unaccustomed to consuming fish as part of their diet, increased fortification is the best method of avoiding a drop-off in omega-3 consumption.
Another challenge involving iron fortification is the inhibitory effect of certain components on iron's bioavailability.
Frequent analysis of breast milk's nutrient content and target fortification to tweak the milk to a more ideal nutrient balance may be a way around this problem, and results from a single-center, randomized trial with 85 premature infants showed that this approach led to significantly better infant weights when measured at 36 weeks postmenstrual age, Dr.
Ms Tarar stressed on scaling up fortification initia- tives to protect future generations from the deficiency of vitamins and minerals.
Inadequate monitoring of compliance with the rules of flour fortification, delivery and use of unfortified flour by officials will result in a fine in the amount of 500 som ($8).
The birth prevalence of NTDs during the post-fortification period has remained relatively stable since the initial reductions observed during 1999-2000, immediately after mandatory folic acid fortification in the United States.
National Food Fortification Day is observed on November 7 every year as mandated by Executive Order No.
1] The report [2] by the UK Medical Research Council in 1993 that increasing the folic acid intake of pregnant women reduced the incidence of neural tube defects (NTDs) in their offspring led to the introduction of folate food fortification (FFF) in many countries.