Fortification strategies to meet micronutrient needs: sucesses and failures

  title={Fortification strategies to meet micronutrient needs: sucesses and failures},
  author={Ian Darnton-Hill and Ian Darnton-Hill and Ritu Nalubola},
  journal={Proceedings of the Nutrition Society},
  pages={231 - 241}
Food fortification is likely to have played an important role in the current nutritional health and well-being of populations in industrialized countries. Starting in the early part of the 20th century, fortification was used to target specific health conditions: goitre with iodized salt; rickets with vitamin D-fortified milk; beriberi, pellagra and anaemia with B-vitamins and Fe-enriched cereals; more recently, in the USA, risk of pregnancy affected by neural-tube defects with folic acid… 
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