• Assessment
  • Implementation
  • Planning
  • Diet
  • Fortification


Practice of deliberately increasing the content of an essential micronutrient, i.e. vitamins and minerals (including trace elements) in a food, so as to improve the nutritional quality of the food supply and provide a public health benefit with minimal risk to health.


WHO and FAO (2006). Guidelines on food fortification with micronutrients, World Health Organization.