Dietary and supplement treatment of iron deficiency results in improvements in general health and fatigue in Australian women of childbearing age.

@article{Patterson2001DietaryAS,
  title={Dietary and supplement treatment of iron deficiency results in improvements in general health and fatigue in Australian women of childbearing age.},
  author={Amanda J Patterson and Wendy J Brown and David C. K. Roberts},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Nutrition},
  year={2001},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={
          337-42
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the effects of iron deficiency and its treatment by iron supplementation or a high iron diet on fatigue and general health measures in women of childbearing age. DESIGN Randomised controlled trial to compare supplement and dietary treatment of iron deficiency. SUBJECTS 44 iron deficient (serum ferritin < 15 microg/L or serum ferritin 15-20 microg/L, plus two of the following: serum iron < 10 micromol/L, total iron binding capacity > 68 micromol/L or transferrin… CONTINUE READING

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