Micronutrient deficiencies are widespread globally, and not just in low- and middle-income countries. This is especially the case in population groups with increased needs and where diets are often inadequate in iron, zinc, folate, vitamin A, calcium, and vitamin B12. Current research is focusing on understanding the density of these micronutrients and their bioavailability across diverse foods.
Tune in to this episode to learn about:
how micronutrient deficiencies exist in every country in the world important concerns about dietary intakes in the U.S. and how they can be improved six specific micronutrients of public health concern strategies to achieve more diversity in our diets food sources that are rich in micronutrients we are often lacking the intersection of human health and planetary health how plant-based and animal-source foods have complementary nutrient profiles and contribute to healthy diets in different ways how all foods are capable of being produced sustainably when produced in the appropriate ecological context, using sustainable methods of production, and at the appropriate scale Full shownotes and resources at: https://soundbitesrd.com/219
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