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Efficacy of non-heme iron fortified diets: a review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20373186     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) is prevailing around the globe at variable extent. To combat this phenomenon various strategies are popular. One effective strategy is food fortification. A number of reviews are available to discuss the bioavailability of food fortificants exclusively or in special dietary arrangements with specific food vehicles to access their performance in order to overcome the iron deficiency problem. However, little consideration is given to the efficacy studies of these dietary settings. This review is meant for discussing the efficacy of non-heme iron fortified diets.
Authors:
Salim-Ur-Rehman; Nuzhat Huma; Omer Mukhtar Tarar; Wazir Hussain Shah
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Critical reviews in food science and nutrition     Volume:  50     ISSN:  1549-7852     ISO Abbreviation:  Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr     Publication Date:  2010 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-04-07     Completed Date:  2010-06-29     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8914818     Medline TA:  Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  403-13     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
National Institute of Food Science & Technology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. drsalim rehman@yahoo.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Anemia, Iron-Deficiency / epidemiology,  prevention & control*
Diet*
Dietary Supplements
Food, Fortified*
Humans
Nonheme Iron Proteins / metabolism*,  pharmacology*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Nonheme Iron Proteins

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