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Bio-fortification – a tool to fray micronutrient deficiencies

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article image Micronutrient deficiencies are also known as "hidden hunger" because these are not clinically obvious, so people suffer from them without being aware. The world’s most serious health risk factors which substantially contribute towards the worldwide increase in diseases are iron, zinc, vitamin A and iodine deficiencies. More than 2 billion people suffer from micronutrient deficiencies in the developing countries. According to the World Health Organization, these cause…Read More