Calcium supplementation : effect on iron absorption 13

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The influence of calcium supplements on the absorption of dietary nonheme iron and of iron supplements was evaluated in 6 1 normal volunteer subjects by use ofa doubleradioisotope technique. When taken without food, calcium carbonate did not inhibit the absorption of ferrous sulphate with doses of either 300 mg Ca and 37 mg Fe or 600 mg Ca and 18 mg Fe… (More)

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