17.10.07

Food Ingredient - Nutrients

Purpose:
Replace vitamins and minerals lost in processing (enrichment), add nutrients that may be lacking in the diet (fortification)

Application:
Flour, breads, cereals, rice, macaroni, margarine, salt, milk, fruit beverages, energy bars, instant breakfast drinks

Common Label Names:
Thiamine hydrochloride, riboflavin (Vitamin B2),
niacin, niacinamide,folate or folic acid,
beta carotene, potassium iodide, iron or ferrous sulfate,
alpha tocopherols, ascorbic acid, Vitamin D, amino acids (L-tryptophan,
L-lysine, L-leucine, L-methionine)
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