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Food Fortification

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Brochure on protein fortification

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Why enrich?

When a child's appetite is decreased, fortifying recipes can maximize the nutrient content in each bite.

How to fortify?

Some nutrients need special attention when appetite is reduced:

  • Proteins
  • Vitamin D
  • Calcium

Why are these nutrients important?
What foods contain these nutrients?
How can I incorporate these foods into my current diet?

Answers to these questions are in the following 2 capsules as well as cooking demonstrations of the sweet and sour chicken and edamame spread recipes:

Also, this brochure summarizes information on protein fortification. You can also go directly to the recipe section.

Other ressources

During treatments, the child may have a weakened immune system. Therefore, it is important to reduce the risk of foodborne infections. This capsule presents some food safety tips.

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