Facts About Dietary Supplements: Iron
Publication Year: 2007
This fact sheet answers important questions about iron and iron supplementation. It includes information on what foods provide iron, what affects iron absorption, recommended daily allowance (RDA) for iron, information about iron deficiency, supplements, and who should be cautious of iron supplements. There is also a discussion of the medical controversies about iron, and the health risks of iron overload.
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