Iron

Long-Lasting Neural and Behavioral Effects of Iron Deficiency in Infancy

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Infants are at high risk for iron deficiency and iron- deficiency anemia. This review summarizes evidence of long-term effects of iron deficiency in infancy. Follow-up studies from preschool age ...

Iron from Anaemia to Free Radical Damage

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Presents the results of a research showing that health effect of excess iron in the body. Visible symptom and main causes of anemia; Factors inhibiting iron absorption in the body; Factors that w...

Iron Deficiency and Iron Deficiency Anemia: What Popeye Didn't Know

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Provides basic information about why adequate iron stores are required during pregnancy. Importance of iron deficiency issue in pregnancy; Preventive measures expectant mothers can take to minimi...

Pumping up your iron

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The article presents information on ways to increase iron consumption in the human body to fight anemia and iron deficiency. Consumption of animal products provides good quantity of iron to the b...

Update on common indicators of nutritional status: food access, food consumption, and biochemical measures of iron

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Update on common indicators of nutritional status: food access, food consumption, and biochemical measures of iron and anemia

This paper presents some of the most commonly utilized indicators to assess food and nutritional status. With respect to the indicators reflecting food access, those addressing poverty as well as...

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