WHAT ARE FORTIFIED FOODS?

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WHAT ARE FORTIFIED FOODS?

These are processed foods that are enriched with essential nutrients to help give you more strength and energy throughout the day.

OBAASIMA fortified foods contain 18 vitamins and minerals such as Vitamin A, D, E, K, B1, B2, B3, B6 & B12, Folic Acid, Vitamin C as well as Calcium, Copper, Iodine, Iron, Magnesium, Selenium and Zinc.

Most often, people in Ghana are not able to follow a healthy diverse diet and some of the indigenous foods we consume tend to lose some amounts of the essential nutrients due to their preparation methods.

 

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Therefore, we don’t receive the full nutritional value from these foods. Fortified food products help to decrease the occurrence of micronutrient deficiencies.