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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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Additionally, an association was noted between frailty and the accumulation of micronutrient insufficiencies (RRRs, 1.42 to 1.90).
The global agricultural micronutrients market is projected to reach $9,009.2 million by 2023, the market growth is driven by the fact that growing global population will continue to boost the demand for cereals and grains, thereby boosting the demand for micronutrients used for the promoting the growth of the crops.
The added benefit of our blend of 18 other key micronutrients means new mums can worry a little less about their recovery and focus on their baby."
'With this modern method [of using soil micronutrient booster] we can increase our productivity and make the industry attractive to younger ones and make agricultural industries stronger,'
The pilot project will provide the government with evidence about the potential for the chakki fortification programme to prevent micronutrient deficiencies and malnutrition, particularly among the poorest populations.
Australian government is pleased to join hands with the stakeholders, WFP and NFA, Ministry of National Health Services in supporting this pilot project to reduce micronutrient deficiencies as a large number of the population are suffering from it, he said.
Micronutrient deficiency is an issue that does not have an easy solution.
Researchers stated the objective of the study was to determine whether daily hazelnut consumption by healthy older adults for 16 weeks improves biomarkers of micronutrient status, especially vitamin E and magnesium.
Health is a multi-faceted issue, but one of its key pillars is micronutrient status.
Micronutrients are essential elements needed, in small quantities, to sustain life.
Dietary diversification is an approach that aims to improve the availability, access, and utilisation of foods with a high content of micronutrients throughout the year, including animal-source foods.
Fortification means adding micronutrients infood to cover dietary deficiencies.eg adding iodine in salt, iron in wheat flour or Vitamins in milk etc.