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TABLE OF CONTENTS                             8

1)	 INTRODUCTION TO NUTRITION AND FOOD FORTIFICATION	       8
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Definition of nutrition							                              10
Nutrient groupings							                                   11
Micronutrients and their role in nutrition				              12
Role of vitamins and minerals					                          14
Micronutrient malnutrition							                           15
Nutrition trends in kenya							
Food fortification								                                  17

2)	 FOOD FORTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS IN KENYA			             17
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Food fortification legislation						                        19
Food fortification regulation						                         20
Food fortification targeting						                          22
Steps taken in developing Kenya’s fortification program			  23
Applicable national standards						                         24
Nutrition and health claims						                           25
Process of acquiring the fortification logo					            26
Market considerations relating to fortified foods				
Marketing strategies							                                 27

3)	 INTRODUCTION TO FOOD FORTIFICATION				                  27
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Rationale for maize flour fortification					                31
Rationale for wheat flour fortification					                32
Rationale behind fats & oil food fortification					
Fortification considerations						

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