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Submitted by Anne-Marie Mayer on

A useful summary, also related to point 1 'To enhance food quality, we can fortify what people eat the most —rice— by adding nutrients'. There are other ways to improve the nutritional quality of rice, for many nutrients, not just by adding individual nutrients. This includes 'plugging the leaks' in the whole system of rice production and consumption: growing on healthy soil, using farming practices that enhance the availability of nutrients from the soil, growing high nutrient local varieties, using minimal processing thus retaining nutrients usually lost by milling, not overcooking or throwing away the water.... to name a few.
See A Food-Based Approach to Improving Zinc Nutrition Through Increasing the Zinc Content of Rice in Bangladesh, December 2007Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition 2(1):19-39