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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Recommended measures include providing essential vitamins and minerals through enriched foods and supplements; promoting breastfeeding and nutritious complementary feeding for weaning babies; and treating severely malnourished children with therapeutic foods such as specially fortified peanut butter.
Any further enriched foods consumed, such as bread, rice, or pasta, would result in the person exceeding the amount thought to be well tolerated biologically.
EFSA has completed two batches, delivering a blow to manufacturers of omega-3 enriched foods, energy drinks and probiotics.
Plant and marine sources of omega-3s are discussed with an emphasis on the more important long-chain omega-3s from seafood, omega-3 eggs and enriched foods.
Salt was enriched with iodine in the US beginning in the 1920s-one of the earliest enriched foods.
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).
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.
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.