Absorption by 1-Year-Old Children of an Iron Supplement Given with Cow's Milk or Juice

Abstract

A paucity of data are available on toddlers for the evaluation of optimal strategies of Fe supplementation. In this study, we used a two-tracer stable isotope technique to determine Fe absorption from a 5-mg dose of stable isotopically enriched (57Fe or 58Fe) ferrous sulfate given with cow's milk (CM) compared with the same dose given with apple juice. Ten… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-199601000-00027

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