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supplement

(sŭp′lə-mənt)
sup′ple·men·tar′i·ty (-târ′ĭ-tē) n.
sup′ple·men′ta·ry (-mĕn′tə-rē, -trē), sup′ple·men′tal (-mĕn′tl) adj.
sup′ple·men·ta′tion (-mĕn-tā′shən) n.

supplement

(sup'le-ment?) [L. supplementum, an addition]
1. Something added to a food or a diet to increase its nutritional value. Synonym: oral nutritional supplement
2. To add.
supplemental (sup?le-ment'al), adjective

sup·ple·ment

(sŭplĕ-mĕnt)
Agent or procedure added to complete, extend, or reinforce something.
[L. supplementum, fr. suppleo, to fill, + -mentum, noun suffix]
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In 1995 the Department of Health implemented a national nutrition policy called the National Supplementation Programme (NSP), and now termed the National Therapeutic Programme (NTP).
The mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) was determined in triplicate, using a measuring tape, to determine eligibility for the NTP food supplementation.
A structured sub-sectioned questionnaire was used to obtain sociodemographic data and details of food and micronutrient supplementation.
These indicated that the dietary S and Vit E supplementations had no effect on the proximate composition, physical properties and aroma of meat.
At the same time, the hue-angle value of meat from cattle with S and S+Vit E supplementations was significantly lower (p<0.
IL-6 production in spleen was significantly reduced in smoke-exposed mice with antioxidant supplementation compared to exposed mice on the control diet (p < 0.
Vitamin E supplementation prevents lung dysfunction and lipid peroxidation in nude mice exposed to sidestream cigarette smoke.