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Descriptor in English: Food, Fortified
Descriptor in Spanish: Alimentos Fortificados
Descriptor in Portuguese: Alimentos Fortificados
Descriptor in French: Aliment enrichi
Entry term(s): Enriched Food
Enriched Foods
Food, Enriched
Food, Supplemented
Foods, Enriched
Foods, Fortified
Foods, Supplemented
Fortified Food
Fortified Foods
Supplemented Food
Supplemented Foods
Tree number(s): G07.203.300.515
J02.500.515
SP6.041.152
VS2.001.001.003.006
Scope note: 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 food normally. Fortified food includes also food to which various nutrients have been added to compensate for those removed by refinement or processing. (From Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Annotation: coordinate IM with added nutrient if relevant (IM); do not confuse with FOOD, FORMULATED or DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CL classification
EC economics
HI history
MI microbiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TO toxicity
VI virology
History Note: 1970; for FOOD, SUPPLEMENTED use DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS 1998-2014
See also the descriptors: Biofortification MeSH
DeCS UI: 24450
Descriptor UI: D005527
Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/30
Food, Fortified - Preferred
Concept UI M0008713
Scope note 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 food normally. Fortified food includes also food to which various nutrients have been added to compensate for those removed by refinement or processing. (From Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Preferred term Food, Fortified
Entry term(s) Enriched Food
Enriched Foods
Food, Enriched
Food, Supplemented
Foods, Enriched
Foods, Fortified
Foods, Supplemented
Fortified Food
Fortified Foods
Supplemented Food
Supplemented Foods



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