Optimizing iron absorption to achieve iron adequacy for children’s growth and development

Widjaja Lukito

Abstract


Iron nutrition plays important roles in human health. In many developing countries, iron deficiency, caused by many factors, prevails. One well-documented clinical form of iron deficiency is iron-deficiency anemia (IDA).

Keywords


Heme iron; non-heme iron; absorption; inhibitor; enhancer; children; growth and development; cognitive development

Full Text:

WNJ.V04.S3.0017


DOI: https://doi.org/10.25220/WNJ.V04.S3.0017

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