Iron: Nutritional and physiological significance The Report of the British Nutrition Foundation's Task Fo by The British Nutrition FoundationIron: Nutritional and physiological significance The Report of the British Nutrition Foundation's Task Fo by The British Nutrition Foundation

Iron: Nutritional and physiological significance The Report of the British Nutrition Foundation's…

byThe British Nutrition Foundation

Paperback | November 5, 2012

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Iron is a key element in nutrition. It has a central role in energy metabolism of living cells and iron deficiency anaemia is one of the world's most common nutritional deficiency diseases. The Iron Task Force is a committee of acknowledged experts in the field of iron biochemistry and metabolism. The members were invited by the British Nutrition Foundation to review the current state of knowledge of the nutritional and physiological significance of this most important element. Iron: Nutritional and physiological significance is a thorough review of the subject by experts.
Title:Iron: Nutritional and physiological significance The Report of the British Nutrition Foundation's…Format:PaperbackDimensions:186 pages, 29.7 × 21 × 0.02 inPublished:November 5, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401042594

ISBN - 13:9789401042598

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Table of Contents

The dietary sources and intakes of iron. The absorption, metabolic and physiological functions of iron. Iron status in health and disease. Iron status and requirements of different populations sub-groups. The risks of excess intakes of Iron.

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