Khushboo Lucknow, 300 Questions 0 Answers 0 Best Answers 343 Points View Profile Khushboo Asked: October 29, 20212021-10-29T10:47:17+05:30 2021-10-29T10:47:17+05:30In: GENERAL What is Oil fortification? What is Oil fortification? current affairsgeneral knowledge Share Facebook 1 Answer Recent 0 Questions 307 Answers 60 Best Answers 0 Points View Profile Best Answer [Deleted User] 2021-10-29T10:53:03+05:30Added an answer on October 29, 2021 at 10:53 am Fortification of edible oil with Vitamins A and D Context: FSSAI is considering making it mandatory to fortify edible oil with vitamins A and D so that people of India can enjoy better immunity with good health. What is Oil fortification? Oil fortification is the process of adding micronutrients to edible oil to increase its nutritional value. It is expected to achieve almost 99% penetration of the Indian population due to the widespread use of cooking oil. All kinds of edible oils (soybean, palmolein, groundnut, cottonseed, mustard, etc.) can be fortified. Health benefits Vitamin A Good for healthy vision, bones, skin, and tissues Fights cell damage Works as antioxidant Helps skin growth and repair Formation and maintenance of teeth Vitamin D Regulates the amount of phosphate and calcium in the body Keeps bones, teeth, and muscles healthy Facilitates normal immune system function Regulates mood and prevents depression About FSSAI Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is an autonomous body established under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India. The FSSAI has been established under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006, which is a consolidating statute related to food safety and regulation in India. FSSAI is responsible for protecting and promoting public health through the regulation and supervision of food safety 1 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerCancel replyYou must login or register to add a new answer. Related Questions What is Pathalgadi? What is Bodo Accord?
Fortification of edible oil with Vitamins A and D
FSSAI is considering making it mandatory to fortify edible oil with vitamins A and D so that people of India can enjoy better immunity with good health.
What is Oil fortification?