Multiple micronutrient (MMN) preparations have been introduced to overcome the inadequacies of single micronutrient interventions to improve the diet. Their use has not been entirely successful, in that the effects of MMN have not always shown the expected added benefit over single nutrients. In 2010, a symposium was organized in Portugal at the 2nd World Congress of Public Health Nutrition to examine some of the issues emerging in workers’ attempts to incorporate MMN nutrition into effective programs. In the article below, I discuss some of the highlights from the papers presented.
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