The importance of iron intake for children’s growth and development

Rini Sekartini

Abstract


The impact of iron deficiency to children’s growth and development already starts since non-anemic iron deficiency phase. Impact of iron deficiency to school-aged children including decreased cognitive function, behavior problems, increased risk of infections, and stunting.

Keywords


anemia; iron-deficiency anemia; iron; growth and development; school-aged children; adolescent

Full Text:

WNJ.V04.S3.0016


DOI: https://doi.org/10.25220/WNJ.V04.S3.0016

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