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The primary objective of this study is to compare iron absorption of high surface area ferric phosphate with that of ferrous sulfate and bulk ferric phosphate in a rice-based meal in non-pregnant women.
FeSO4 fortified rice test meal, FePO4 fortified rice test meal, HiFePO4 1 fortified rice test meal, HiFePO4 2 fortified rice test meal
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Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-09-12T01:58:13-0400
Food fortification is regarded as a safe and cost-effective approach to counteract and prevent iron deficiency. Rice is a staple food for millions of people living in regions where iron-de...
The investigators studies will compare iron, respectively iron and zinc bioavailability from fortified rice produced from different fortification techniques using stable isotopic labels. S...
The objective of this study is to compare HIV infected children to uninfected children regarding 1) quantifying iron absorption from iron fortified maize porridge, lipid-based food supplem...
Iron, zinc and vitamin A deficiencies are particularly common among children and young women in the developing countries of South and Southeast Asia resulting in important adverse health e...
Rice can only be fortified with ferric pyrophosphate (FePP), which is of low bioavailability in human subjects. Compounds such as citric acid/trisodium citrate (CA/TSC) or sodium ethylene-...
Micronutrient deficiencies are prevalent in Nepal where starchy foods constitute a large proportion of diets and consumption of micronutrient-rich foods is inadequate. We conducted a study to determin...
High prevalence of vitamin D deficiency (VDD) justifies a cost-effective and sustainable strategy to combat VDD in the community. This study was undertaken for the first time to evaluate the efficacy ...
The wild ancestors of domesticated rice had red seed, white rice being the result of a mutation in the rice domestication gene Rc. Many pigmented rice landraces are still grown by ethnic communities f...
While a multitude of genotyping platforms have been developed for rice, the majority of them have not been optimized for breeding where cost, turnaround time, throughput and ease of use, relative to d...
Rice bran (RB), a by-product of rice milling industry, constitutes around 10% of the total weight of rough rice. The interest in the use of RB is centered on its nutritional quality, its low cost and ...
Any food that has been supplemented with essential nutrients either in quantities that are greater than those present normally, or which are not present in the fortified food. The supplementation of cereals with iron and vitamins is an example of fortified food. Fortified food includes also enriched food to which various nutrients have been added to compensate for those essential nutrients removed by refinement or processing. (From Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
The anamorphic form of the fungus MAGNAPORTHE GRISEA and the most important pathogen of rice worldwide. It causes rice blast which prevents maturation of the rice grains.
OIL extracted from the hard outer brown layer of rice bran after the husk has been removed.
A genus of DNA plant viruses in the family CAULIMOVIRIDAE. The sole species, Rice tungro bacilliform virus, shows 25% identity with BADNAVIRUS. It is transmitted by leafhoppers with the assistance of RICE TUNGRO SPHERICAL VIRUS.
A genus of grass family (Poaceae) that include several rice species.
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