"Food, Fortified" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Any food that has been supplemented with essential nutrients either in quantities that are greater than those present normally, or which are not present in the food normally. Fortified food includes also food to which various nutrients have been added to compensate for those removed by refinement or processing. (From Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
- Food, Fortified
- Foods, Fortified
- Fortified Food
- Fortified Foods
- Food, Supplemented
- Foods, Supplemented
- Supplemented Food
- Supplemented Foods
- Enriched Food
- Enriched Foods
- Food, Enriched
- Foods, Enriched
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Food, Fortified" by people in Profiles.
The role of neurosurgeons in global public health: the case of folic acid fortification of staple foods to prevent spina bifida. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2023 Jan 01; 31(1):8-15.
Mandatory food fortification with folic acid - Authors' reply. Lancet Glob Health. 2022 10; 10(10):e1391-e1392.
Preventing birth defects, saving lives, and promoting health equity: an urgent call to action for universal mandatory food fortification with folic acid. Lancet Glob Health. 2022 07; 10(7):e1053-e1057.
Reducing inequities in preventable neural tube defects: the critical and underutilized role of neurosurgical advocacy for folate fortification. Neurosurg Focus. 2018 10; 45(4):E20.
Energy and Protein Intake During the Transition from Parenteral to Enteral Nutrition in Infants of Very Low Birth Weight. J Pediatr. 2018 11; 202:38-43.e1.
Genetic and environmental determinants of plasma total homocysteine levels: impact of population-wide folate fortification. Pharmacogenet Genomics. 2011 Jul; 21(7):426-31.
Effect of folic acid fortification on prevalence of neural tube defects in Rhode Island. J Med Screen. 2004; 11(2):106-7.
Lipid responses in mildly hypertriglyceridemic men and women to consumption of docosahexaenoic acid-enriched eggs. Int J Vitam Nutr Res. 2003 Oct; 73(5):357-68.
Reversal of growth retardation in Crohn's disease with therapy emphasizing oral nutritional restitution. Gastroenterology. 1981 Jan; 80(1):10-5.