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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Parent's perceived facilitators for supplement use included maintaining a consistent routine, the perception that micronutrient supplementation would improve health, recommendation from a health professional, having a strong support system, and the self-efficacy of the child.
Biofortification is one solution that can significantly reduce the scourge of micronutrient malnutrition.
The Asia-Pacific region accounted for the largest share of the agricultural micronutrients market in 2014, and is also projected to be the fastest-growing market, at a CAGR of 8.
The private sector and the government needs to provide incentives to support micronutrient interventions and slant food systems towards healthy foods.
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.
Abstract: Studies were carried out on pe effect of micronutrients on spotted bollworm Earias vittella F.
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.
A detailed description of multiple micronutrient supplementations, the intervention, data collection and primary results had been published previously worldwide.
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.
If shortages occur, monitoring patients on parenteral nutrition for signs and symptoms of micronutrient deficiencies is crucial.
Black from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is on the board of the Micronutrient Initiative and the Nestle Creating Shared Value Advisory Committee.