Vitamin A content of fortified maize meal and porridge as purchased and consumed in South Africa

Abstract

In 2003 the Department of Health of South Africa embarked on a mandatory fortification programme of maize meal as part of a nutrition program to alleviate malnutrition. The aim of this study was to determine the vitamin A content in fortified white maize meal and the maize porridge prepared with it as purchased and consumed. The highest mean vitamin A… (More)

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