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The case for fortifying sugar with vitamin A

International Sugar Journal Cane Sugar Edition 99(1186): 478-479
The case for fortifying sugar with vitamin A
Vitamin A deficiency is a major cause of eye damage in the developing world; in some regions, notably Guatemala, it has been treated by sugar fortification programmes.

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