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Author Abraham, Bonnie.

Title Interim evaluation of the voluntary folate fortification policy / prepared by Bonnie Abraham, Karen Webb
Published [Sydney] : Australian Food and Nutrition Monitoring Unit, [2001]


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 ADPML SPDU  362.209947 Abr/Ieo  LIB USE ONLY
Description xiv, 138 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Summary Three strategies, singly or in combination for the primary prevention of Neural Tube Defects, are now in use in several countries. These include: fortification of foods with folate, promotion of periconceptional use of folate supplements, and promotion of diets high in natural sources of folate. Folate fortification is the preferred strategy in many countries because of its potential to reach the largest proportion of women of child-bearing age prior to conception, in doses thought to be effective. As yet, no systematic evaluations of the outcomes of national folate fortification programs have been published; these are early days
Analysis Electronic resource
Notes This publication is part of the National Food and Nutrition Monitoring and Survillance Project, funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care
"Publication approval number: 3060" --T. p. verso
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 95-101
Notes Also available via the World Wide Web
Commonwealth of Australia 2001
Subject Nutrition surveys -- Australia.
Folic acid in human nutrition -- Research.
Nutrition -- Requirements.
Folic acid in human nutrition.
Enriched foods.
Author Webb, Karen L. (Karen Lucy)
Australia. Department of Health and Aged Care.
ISBN 064282049X