Peruvian Study Finds Biofortified Potatoes Can Deliver More than 50% of Daily Iron Requirements for Women

Today, more than two billion people worldwide suffer from hidden hunger, a form of undernutrition caused by a lack of essential vitamins and minerals, or micronutrients, in the diet. Micronutrient deficiencies can lead to poor health and development in children and constrain normal physical and mental function in adults. Biofortification of staple crops is a sustainable and practical strategy for overcoming hidden hunger.