Food Fortification: What More Is There to Know?
The availability of or access to sufficient calories (i.e., “food security”) is increasing worldwide . However food secure individuals and populations with access to sufficient calories may still lack essential nutrients that are important for human health. So despite “food security” nutritional inadequacies in poor quality diets (“hidden hunger”) increase the risk of both short- and long-term morbidity and mortality. Diet quality is as important as quantity; a fact which is overlooked when food security is measured.
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We would like to thank the following authors for contributing to the development of this resource. D Alasfoor, OM S Amancio, NK Bhullar, S Bhushan, D Blancquaert, L Bui, MS Calvo, F Capanema, C Cerqueira, V Chavasit, L Corvaglia, H De Steur, MT Díaz Díaz-Chirón, M Dunn, M Fenech, J Fontecha, Fustier P, I S Hussein, J Jastrebova, M Lawrence, J Low, Y Manios, D Mackerras, LH da S Miglioranza, V Mocanu, LM Neufeld, P Pathomrungsiyounggul, J Sacco, MJ Salgueiro, E Scarlett, N Shapira, I Sioen, D Van Der Straeten, L Timotijevic, M Venkatesh-Mannar, M VinodKumar, C von Schacky, SJ Whiting, S Zimmerman.
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