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Food, Fortified MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Food, Fortified
Tree Number(s)
G07.203.300.515
J02.500.515
Unique ID
D005527
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005527
Annotation
coordinate IM with added nutrient if relevant (IM); do not confuse with FOOD, FORMULATED or DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS
Scope Note
Any food that has been supplemented with essential NUTRIENTS either in quantities that are greater than those normally present, or which are not found in the food typically. Fortified food also includes food enriched by adding various nutrients to compensate for those removed by refinement or processing. (Modified from Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Entry Term(s)
Enriched Food
Food, Supplemented
Previous Indexing
Food (1966-1969)
See Also
Biofortification
Public MeSH Note
1973; for FOOD, SUPPLEMENTED see DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS 1998-2014
History Note
1970; for FOOD, SUPPLEMENTED use DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS 1998-2014
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/07/23
Food, Fortified Preferred
Enriched Food Related
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