Q. How are nutrients in fortified or enriched foods different from nutrients in dietary supplements?

A. Alice H. Lichtenstein, DSC, Gershoff professor of nutrition science and policy at the Friedman School and executive editor of Tufts Health & Nutrition Letter, answers: “Some foods are enriched to replace nutrients lost during processing (an example would be thiamin, niacin, and riboflavin added back to refined grain products). In other cases, foods are […]
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