What is fortification?

Mary Mullen
Nutrition & Dietetics
Fortification is a process that adds nutrients to a food or beverage that were never originally there. For example, milk doesn’t naturally contain vitamins A and D, but these important nutrients are added to it. Soy milk is often fortified with calcium, vitamin A, vitamin D, and riboflavin.
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