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the art or science of strengthening defenses

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the addition of an ingredient for the purpose of enrichment (as the addition of alcohol to wine or the addition of vitamins to food)

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In South Africa, mandatory fortification of maize meal and wheat flour, with Vitamin A, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, pyridoxine, Vitamin B12, folic acid, iron and zinc, was introduced in 2003.
BSTI Director General Sardar Abul Kalam said it is a big challenge for Bangladesh to ensure cent percent fortification of edible oil with Vitamin A and laid emphasis on strict enforcement of the existing law.
The government's help in improvement of the Food Fortification Regulatory system through effective policy making is also vital, she added.
Government's help in the improvement of the Food Fortification Regulatory system through effective policy making was also vital.
In the absence of UK action, the Scottish Minister for Public Health formally requested that FSS look at options for mandatory fortification of bread or flour with folic acid on a Scotland only basis.
Significant difference in Zn status was observed during the flour fortification and non-fortification periods (p value <0.
Working with the government and provinces of Pakistan, UK Aid is investing more than six billion rupees over the next five years to improve the nutritional status of people in Pakistan, particularly women of child-bearing age and young children, through food fortification.
However, there has been only limited documentation of the actual impact of fortification on the prevalence of iron deficiency.
Comment: The results of this meta-analysis indicate that folic acid supplementation is effective for stroke prevention, but only in populations with no or partial folic acid fortification.
Conventional fortification of breast milk adds a standardized cocktail of nutrients that doesn't provide an ideal balance for optimal growth.
The workshop focusing on improving food fortification by use of advanced techniques was organized by Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and National Fortification Alliance (NFA).
A recent inter-provincial meeting has agreed to launch food fortification for fighting malnutrition.
The Parliament approved amendments to impose administrative fines for violating the rules of flour fortification and delivery, implementation of unenriched flour in health care, education, social security, and other state and municipal institutions in the third reading during a plenary session on March 11.
Beginning in 1998, the United States mandated fortification of enriched cereal grain products with 140 [micro]g of folic acid per 100 g (2).