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Are fortified foods healthy?

Manuel Villacorta
Nutrition & Dietetics
Fortified foods are foods that have lost nutrients through processing, which manufacturers have "added back" in order to market the product as nutritious. Remember that no processed food is as complete as a food in its whole state, so try to choose foods that are as minimally processed as possible.
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