fortified food

fortified food

Any food (e.g., a cereal) that has essential nutrients (e.g., iron and vitamins) added, either in quantities greater than those present normally (supplementation) or which are not normally present in the food being fortified (fortification).
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Some of the steps include ready to use fortified food for breast feeding mothers and pregnant women; food for work schemes; livelihood initiatives for improved access to food; nutrition specific and sensitive interventions; ready to use fortified food supplementation, fortification and biofortifications and feeding programs for infants and young children.
This volume details the extraction of herbal bioactives from plants and the development of dietary supplements and fortified food using herbal extracts.
Although a fortified food cannot claim to be natural, there is no evidence that fortification diminishes desirable attributes of minimally processed.
We are committed to working together so that we can adequately provide fortified food and nutrient supplements to those at risk of micronutrient deficiencies.
Twice weekly data on compliance with the fortification were collected through recording reported use by the caregiver, counting the number of empty sachets, mother's perception on the amount and ease with which child consumed the fortified food, whether child liked the fortified food, observation of any change in the colour, and taste or texture of the food.
As provided for under DepEd Order 17, only nutrient-rich and fortified food shall be made available in school canteens.
The number of fortified food launches almost doubled last year despite the EU's clampdown on marketing claims about health benefits.
Their topics include the quantitation of vitamins using microbiological assays in microtiter formats, determining vitamin C in fortified food products using high-performance liquid chromatography and mass spectroscopy, and analyzing carotenoids.
At the same time supplementary food such as fortified yoghurt, biscuits, fortified bread and fortified food supplements with different nutritional qualities, will be sourced from the private sector which will enhance the local economy,' he stated.
A recent report from the global market research firm Euromonitor International notes that the worldwide market for fortified food and beverages climbed 10% to about $97 billion in 2006 (the last year charted), or almost double the size of vitamins and dietary supplements.
The wheat and beans will be used to produce fortified food products for approximately 895,000 pregnant and nursing women and children.