micronutrient


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micronutrient

[¦mī·krō′nü·trē·ənt]
(biochemistry)
An element required by animals or plants in small amounts.
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Once I discovered the importance of eating an abundance of micronutrients daily, I spent the next two years validating the scientific principles behind The Micronutrient Solution.
Chelated iron agricultural micronutrient are those elements that are mixed with fertilizers to increase the minerals supplement in the soil as most soils in various parts of the world are being rapidly depleted of minerals.
Micronutrient Initiative assisted Wheat Flour Fortification Project will therefore have a significant contribution to improved health of the population in AJ and K.
Results: Among the 22,405 pregnancies in the multiple micronutrient group and the 22,162 pregnancies in the iron-folic acid group, there were 14,374 and 14,142 live-born infants, respectively, included in the analysis.
In total, 80 participants were allocated to receive either micronutrients (EMPowerplus) or placebo and were to titrate their dose up over a week to 15 capsules per day, in three doses of 5 capsules, taken with food and water.
These early exchanges of expertise about hidden hunger laid the foundations for what she calls the micronutrient turn, or the framing of food insecurity as an issue of micronutrient deficiencies, during the 1990s.
Effect of integrated nutrient management in Soybean-Wheat crop sequence on the yield, micronutrient uptake and post-harvest availability of micronutrients on Typic Ustochrepts soil.
To make sure plants take up sufficient quantities of the micronutrients they need, growers use fertilizers formulated with chelating agents.
Iron deficiency (ID) is the most prevalent micronutrient deficiency, affecting 30-70% of the world's population (Stoltzfus 2001; 2003).
These included increased immunization coverage, initiatives to reduce school dropout rates, community-based nutrition promotion, and micronutrient supplementation.
Impact of micronutrient supplementation during pregnancy on birth weight, duration of gestation, and perinatal mortality in rural western China: double blind cluster randomised controlled trial.
Researchers from Yale University School of Medicine studied 698 people 65 years or older randomly selected from a population registry in Tuscany, Italy to determine whether a low concentration of specific micronutrients is associated with subsequent decline in physical function.