It is no news that many entrepreneurs are into Garri and Fufu Flour production in Nigeria, yet none of them use it to fight Vitamin A Deficiency (VAD). This decease occurs where diets contain insufficient Vitamin A for meeting the needs associated with growth and development physiological functions and periods of added stress due to illness. VAD is a significant public health problem in more than half of all countries especially in Africa and South East Asia. According to WHO/FAO 2006 states that about 250 million Preschool children are Vitamin A Deficient and it is likely that in Vitamin A Deficient areas a substantial proportion of pregnant women is Vitamin A Deficient. About 250,000 – 500,000 Vitamin A Deficient children become blind every year, half of them dying within 12months of losing their sight.
With this reports, there are several strategies to prevent and treat VAD in populations include use fortification of foods, the potential market of Garri and Fufu Flour fortified w
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