The iron file

Sullivan, Karin Horgan
July 1996
Vegetarian Times;Jul96, Issue 227, p58
Clarifies widely held beliefs about iron-deficiency anemia and their implications for vegetarian women. Importance of iron; Adequacy of plant foods as source of iron; Part of the population who are most likely to be iron deficient; Dangers of high iron; Research finding that typical eating pattern of vegetarians indicate they actually consume more iron than meat eaters; Monitoring iron status. INSETS: Iron-rich foods.;How much iron do you need?..


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