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Biofortification of staple food crops: Six questions

More than half the world’s population suffers from micronutrient malnutrition. Biofortification of staple food crops is a new public health approach to control vitamin A, iron, and zinc deficiencies in poor countries. Biofortification is the development of…

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Food-based approaches for ensuring adequate vitamin A nutrition

More than 250 million children under the age of five have vitamin A (VA) deficiency. Efforts to improve VA status globally have included supplementation and food fortification. Supplementation, however, can result in sharp spikes and declines in VA…

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