Nutrient research

Browse reports on nutrient-related hazards. Project reports cover sodium, folic acid, iodine, and other essential nutrients.

Folic acid project reports

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Awareness and knowledge of folate and folic acid: A survey of New Zealand women of child-bearing age (Research New Zealand, March 2011)
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Folic acid fortification: Consumers’ attitudes and behaviours (Colmar Brunton, September 2017)
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Folic acid fortification: Technical supporting document (Ministry for Primary Industries, October 2019)
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Fortification overages of the food supple: Folate and Iron (Institute of Environmental Science & Research Ltd, September 2005)
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Fortification overages of the food supply: Folate (Institute of Environmental Science & Research Ltd, March 2009)
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Mandatory iodine fortification in New Zealand: Supplement to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2016 report - Monitoring the health impacts of mandatory folic acid and iodine fortification (Ministry for Primary Industries and Ministry of Health, June 2016)
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Monitoring voluntary fortification of bread with folic acid (University of Otago, December 2011)
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Voluntary Folic Acid Fortification Monitoring and Evaluation Report (Ministry for Primary Industries, February 2018)
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Iodine project reports

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Dietary iodine of New Zealand children following fortification of bread with iodine (Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, January 2012)
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Mandatory iodine fortification in New Zealand: Supplement to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2016 report - Monitoring the health impacts of mandatory folic acid and iodine fortification (Ministry for Primary Industries and Ministry of Health, June 2016)
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The Impact of Mandatory Fortification of Bread with Iodine (University of Otago, August 2013)
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Update report on the dietary iodine intake of New Zealand children following fortification of bread with iodine (Ministry for Primary Industries, July 2014)
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Levels of iodine in New Zealand retail salt (Institute of Environmental Science & Research Ltd, July 2009)
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Technological issues with iodine fortification of foods (Massey University and University of Canterbury, May 2005)
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Sodium project reports

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Discussion document on sodium and its effects on food safety and human health (University of Otago, July 2010)
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Sodium and iodine levels in bread (Institute of Environmental Science & Research Ltd, September 2009)
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Survey of salt in processed foods (Institute of Environmental Science & Research Ltd, April 2006)
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Vitamin D project reports

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Determination of vitamin D in foods: Current knowledge and data gaps (Institute of Environmental Science & Research Ltd, February 2014)
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Fortification overages of the food supply: Vitamin A, Vitamin D and Calcium (Institute of Environmental Science & Research Ltd, June 2006)
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Vitamin D: A review (University of Otago, March 2008)
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Other reports

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Fortification overages of the food supply: Vitamin C, zinc and selenium (Institute of Environmental Science & Research Ltd, September 2007)
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2003/04 New Zealand Total Diet Survey Agricultural Compound Residues, Selected Contaminants and Nutrients (New Zealand Food Safety Authority and Institute of Environmental Science & Research Ltd, December 2005)
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Levels of trans fatty acids in the New Zealand food supply (Institute of Environmental Science & Research Ltd, May 2006)
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Vitamin K in Milk — Anlene Risk Assessment
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