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Why the Government Adds Nutrients to So Many Common Foods

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iodine image

Added nutrient 1: iodine


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Where it's added: table salt


folic acid capsule image

Added nutrient 2: folic acid


whole grain cereal image

Where it's added: grain products


niacin capsule image

Added nutrient 3: niacin


whole grain bread image

Where it’s added: bread


vitamin d image

Added nutrient 4: vitamin D


buying milk image

Where it’s added: milk


foods with vitamin a image

Added nutrient 5: vitamin A


woman buying low fat milk image

Where it’s added: skim/reduced fat milk


foods with iron image

Added nutrient 6: iron


boy eating cereal image

Where it’s added: cereal


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