• vitamin
  • But consuming much more than that has little benefit, largely because vitamin C is water soluble, says Mary Ellen Camire, professor of food science and human nutrition at the University of Maine in Orono. (latimes.com)
  • But the trend toward vitamin supplementation combined with the popularity of so-called functional foods has led to some concern among nutritionists and public health experts, Camire says. (latimes.com)
  • Moreover, there has been a record increase in cases of vitamin deficiency which has been another prime factor fuelling revenues in the global food fortifying agents market. (mynewsdesk.com)
  • It explains how the Regulation governs the use of a vitamin or mineral added to a food product and restricts the use of substances which may pose a risk to health. (www.gov.uk)
  • Are Vitamin D fortified foods a good alternative? (thenakedscientists.com)
  • I'm not happy about the Scottish Government who want to fortify even more foods with their version of Vitamin D, surely we can source our own if we want it. (thenakedscientists.com)
  • Buying calcium fortified orange juice allows you to not only get Vitamin C but extra calcium. (healthyanswers.com)
  • They are often fortified with vitamin B12 which usually is sorely lacking in the vegetarian diet. (healthyanswers.com)
  • If you take Coumadin, or other blood thinners, you will want to check the label of the fortified foods for vitamin K. If they contain vitamin K, check with your doctor, or your pharmacist, about what percentage of the vitamin is safe for you to consume, if any, as it could cancel out the effect of your medication. (healthyanswers.com)
  • Heavily processed foods are "fortified" with the vitamins they would have if the food would have not been processed so much, and then the connection between the vitamin and related health benefits is then extended to the food itself. (amareway.org)
  • Each sustained-release tablet releases vitamin C at a slow and steady rate-similar to how food is digested-thanks to our advanced wax matrix technology. (endur.com)
  • So eat right, and fill in any gaps with ENDUR-C ® Vitamin C to help fortify your immune health. (endur.com)
  • Raw vegans must ensure that their intake of vitamin B12 is adequate, since it does not occur in raw plant foods. (wikipedia.org)
  • To ensure the appropriate vitamin and mineral nutrient composition of foods for special dietary purposes (e.g., gluten-free products, low sodium, or any other products specifically designed for special dietary requirements from an individual). (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, vitamin A enhanced foods are often dark yellow or orange in color - this for example is problematic for many in Africa, where white maize is eaten by humans and yellow maize is negatively associated with animal feed or food aid, or where white-fleshed sweet potato is preferred to its moister, orange-fleshed counterpart. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because 10 to 30 percent of older people may be unable to effectively absorb vitamin B12 naturally occurring in foods, it is advisable for those older than 50 years to meet their RDA mainly by consuming foods fortified with vitamin B12 or a supplement containing vitamin B12. (wikipedia.org)
  • The company focuses on developing, manufacturing and marketing portable rapid test kits, called iCheck, to measure the concentration of vitamin A, total carotenoids, iron or iodine in food and biological fluids. (wikipedia.org)
  • BioAnalyt partners with various NGOs such as Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) , Helen Keller International (HKI), GIZ, Iodine Global Network (IGN), and leading vitamin producers such as BASF and DSM to improve access to nutritious foods in areas with high rates of malnutrition by providing efficient tools for program monitoring and quality control. (wikipedia.org)
  • Determination of biological material ingredients Patent number: 8501430 METHOD FOR THE EXTRACTION AND DETECTION OF FAT-SOLUBLE COMPONENTS FROM BIOLOGICAL MATERIALS Application number: 20120156794 Determination of biological material ingredients Application number: 20110256566 BioAnalyt's product focus is portable analytical solutions for fat-soluble vitamins as well as microelements including iron, iodine and zinc: iCheck Fluoro - portable fluorometer for vitamin A analysis in milk, food, premix, and biological liquids, like breast milk. (wikipedia.org)
  • iCheck Carotene - portable photometer for total carotenoid analysis in beverages, food, vitamin premixes and biological liquids. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cholecalciferol, also known as vitamin D3 and colecalciferol, is a type of vitamin D which is made by the skin, found in some foods, and taken as a dietary supplement. (wikipedia.org)
  • yogurt
  • But when the Dannon Company asked Ms. Celona in June if she wanted to participate in a two-week trial for Activia, a new fortified yogurt that the company said could help speed up what nutritionists delicately refer to as intestinal transit time, she jumped at the chance. (nytimes.com)
  • They are now added to many foods such as yogurt, chocolate, cheese, margarine, orange juice, to up the capacity of these foods to lower cholesterol. (healthyanswers.com)
  • prevalence
  • Rapidly increasing prevalence of chronic diseases in China and India is prominently fuelling revenues in the APEJ's food fortifying agents market. (mynewsdesk.com)
  • The criteria are: At least 20% of households in an area face extreme food shortages with a limited ability to cope The prevalence of acute malnutrition in children exceeds 30% The death rate exceeds two persons per 10,000 persons per day The declaration of a famine carries no binding obligations on the UN or member states, but serves to focus global attention on the problem. (wikipedia.org)
  • Definition
  • This definition, though widely adopted, is not acceptable to the European Food Safety Authority because it embeds a health claim that is not measurable. (wikipedia.org)
  • A consensus definition of the term probiotics, based on available information and scientific evidence, was adopted after a joint Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations and World Health Organization (WHO) expert consultation. (wikipedia.org)
  • drinks
  • Adults need between 75 and 90 milligrams a day, but many fortified juice drinks and self-proclaimed immune-boosting products, sometimes called "functional foods," provide 10 times that amount in a single serving. (latimes.com)
  • Skip
  • These can be helpful for both busy people who might otherwise skip breakfast or lunch, or to ensure nutrition when someone's regular food intake is decreased from illness or dental problems. (healthyanswers.com)
  • intake
  • According to a BrainReserve survey in 2004, 65 percent of people said they were using diet to treat an illness, whether through a low-fat regimen, a diet of organic food or a higher intake of certain kinds of food. (nytimes.com)
  • Despite the wide range of foods that choline is found in, studies have shown that the mean choline intake of men, women and children are below the Adequate Intake levels. (wikipedia.org)
  • Probiotics
  • In the gut, probiotics help digest food, bring a healthy balance to the gut microflora and even produce vitamins. (endur.com)
  • The FAO/WHO consultation was also a first effort towards the assessment of probiotics efficacy and resulted in May 2002 in a document named Guidelines for the Evaluation of Probiotics in Food. (wikipedia.org)
  • meat
  • An issue with the gourmet approach is the overconsumption of fat, since by avoiding meat and cooked starchy foods such as bread and pasta, and consuming typical amounts of fruit (i.e. a few portions a day), calories are mostly obtained from fat in the form of nuts and seeds, oily salad dressing, nut cheeses, and avocados. (wikipedia.org)
  • functional foods
  • With most vitamins, the upper limit is so high that it's hard to hit," says Roger Clemens, a professor at the USC School of Pharmacy whose research has focused on functional foods. (latimes.com)
  • With health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis and digestive disorders all on the rise, a growing number of food marketers are selling what the food industry calls functional foods, which promise a host of health benefits, from cholesterol reduction to immunity improvements to easing of intestinal problems. (nytimes.com)
  • How big is the functional foods market? (nytimes.com)
  • Bread
  • To determine B12 bioavailability from 14C-B12 fortified bread in healthy subjects and in subjects with proton pump inhibitor induced achlorhydria. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Carbohydrates
  • Obtaining such a high amount of calories from carbohydrates from raw foods requires consuming large quantities of sweet and ripe fruit, such as bananas and dates, generally blended or juiced. (wikipedia.org)
  • deficiencies
  • It may be a purely commercial choice to provide extra nutrients in a food, while other times it is a public health policy which aims to reduce the number of people with dietary deficiencies within a population. (wikipedia.org)
  • folate
  • Despite the fact there's a control study showing that folate prevents neural tube defects, it's not added to the food and one can only compare what happened in America now. (thenakedscientists.com)
  • health
  • Furthermore, the global food fortifying agent industry is a forte of extensive R&D and potential health advantages of micro-nutrients to enhance body growth, together have led to wide-scale adoption of food fortifying agents. (mynewsdesk.com)
  • As the baby boom generation ages and Americans become increasingly concerned about their health, packaged food companies see a big marketing opportunity. (nytimes.com)
  • In making such assertions, companies are dodging Food and Drug Administration regulations that require a rigorous approval process for health claims. (nytimes.com)
  • The real health evolution starts with calling food what it is, not what it would be if the growers would have cared more about the eaters' health. (amareway.org)
  • In terms of health, some raw vegans hold the belief that cooking foods destroys the complex balance of micronutrients. (wikipedia.org)
  • Medical studies on raw food diets have shown some positive and negative health outcomes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Their arguments were based on health, the transmigration of souls, animal welfare, and the view-espoused by Porphyry in De Abstinentia ab Esu Animalium ("On Abstinence from Animal Food", c. 268 - c. 270)-that if humans deserve justice, so do animals. (wikipedia.org)
  • products
  • It excludes all food and products of animal origin, as well as food cooked at a temperature above 48 °C (118 °F). A raw vegan diet includes raw vegetables and fruits, nuts and nut pastes, grain and legume sprouts, seeds, plant oils, sea vegetables, herbs, mushrooms, and fresh juices. (wikipedia.org)
  • Agents
  • The prime factor driving the demand for food fortifying agents are rising consumer awareness coupled with the increasing cases of chronic diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, Alzheimer disease, high blood pressure, and many others. (mynewsdesk.com)
  • deficiency
  • In industrialized nations, thiamine deficiency is a clinically significant problem in individuals with chronic alcoholism or other disorders that interfere with normal ingestion of food. (wikipedia.org)
  • nutrition
  • It's quite well documented that most vitamins are toxic, depending on the amount taken in," said Jens Therkel Jensen, deputy head of the division for nutrition at the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, a government agency. (affleap.com)
  • In our tough economy, my patients frequently ask me how they can keep their nutrition up and their food costs down especially when it seems that the healthiest foods are the most expensive. (healthyanswers.com)
  • According to the United Nations humanitarian criteria, even if there are food shortages with large numbers of people lacking nutrition, a famine is declared only when certain measures of mortality, malnutrition and hunger are met. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fortifying food in the field to boost nutrition: case studies from Afghanistan, Angola and Zambia. (wikipedia.org)
  • genetically
  • Junk food is a term used to cover a wide range of food, usually mass-produced, and genetically modified. (amareway.org)
  • Some people, while not opposed to biofortification itself, are critical of genetically modified foods, including biofortified ones such as golden rice. (wikipedia.org)
  • supply
  • The frequency and intensity of famine has fluctuated throughout history, depending on changes in food demand, such as population growth, and supply-side shifts caused by changing climatic conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a result, productivity and wealth increased, allowing the Netherlands to maintain a steady food supply. (wikipedia.org)
  • animal
  • He almost certainly prohibited his followers from eating beans and from wearing woolen garments and Eudoxus of Cnidus, a student of Archytas, writes that "Pythagoras was distinguished by such purity and so avoided killing and killers that he not only abstained from animal foods, but even kept his distance from cooks and hunters. (wikipedia.org)
  • A minority of vegetarians avoided animal food entirely. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1813 the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley published A Vindication of Natural Diet, advocating "abstinence from animal food and spirituous liquors", and in 1815 William Lambe, a London physician, claimed that his "water and vegetable diet" could cure anything from tuberculosis to acne. (wikipedia.org)
  • studies
  • Tropical Rain Forest Ecosystems: Biogeographical and Ecological Studies, p.611 "Important food plants, such as sago-producing palms, fruit-producing trees and medicinal plants were purposefully aggregated and tended in convenient places. (wikipedia.org)
  • healthy
  • and, anyway, if we have regular healthy eating habits, the craving for junk food is minimized. (amareway.org)
  • The real threat is junk food sold under the false promise of being healthy. (amareway.org)
  • Staying strong and healthy all winter long can be as simple as adding three immune-boosting foods to your daily plate. (endur.com)
  • It's natural to want to know the ONE food that's going to help you stay healthy. (endur.com)
  • No wonder a basically healthy and inexpensive food got such a bad rap. (flavorfulfortifiedfood.com)
  • beverage
  • When wine is blended with brandy or other spirits, the resulting beverage is referred to as a fortified wine. (recipetips.com)
  • Most major food and beverage companies say they are working on functional food projects, though some are taking a wait-and-see approach. (nytimes.com)
  • especially
  • However there is considerable debate about whether crystalline cobalamin is absorbed as well by the elderly with F-CM as it is by younger people, especially if it is added as a fortificant to food. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • typically
  • The gourmet approach to raw veganism typically use dehydrators to "cook" food like crackers, and make dishes such as nut cheeses, "pasta" (usually zucchini cut as long curly strips), "soups", or green smoothies. (wikipedia.org)
  • calcium
  • If you take thyroid replacement for hypothyroidism (low thyroid), be sure not to eat any calcium-fortified foods within 3-4 hours of taking your medication as the calcium prevents the absorption of thyroid medication. (healthyanswers.com)
  • Calcium iodate, an oxidant, is a U.S. Food and Drug Administration generally recognized as safe or GRAS source of calcium. (wikipedia.org)
  • production
  • Developed by raw vegan Robert Hart, forest gardening is a food production system based on woodland ecosystems, incorporating fruit and nut trees, shrubs, herbs, vines and perennial vegetables. (wikipedia.org)
  • The agricultural and social developments encouraging increased food production were gradually taking place throughout the 16th century, but took off in the early 17th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • Oils
  • Group 2 were provided 6 conventional meals fortified with liquid EPA and DHA oils and 6 sachets of placebo powder. (dsm.com)